Thealogy: Transgressive Travels with the Goddess

Department of Theology and Religion, School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion

College of Arts and Law


Code 24799

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester 2

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites None

Module description

An introduction to key themes of thealogy, its thinkers, and its theoretical concerns. The module will specifically discuss aspects of female spirituality, feminist/womanist critiques of 'traditional' representations of the divine, and critiques of contemporary issues such as environmental destruction, weight-reducing diets, menstrual taboos, women and labour, female sexuality.

Teaching and learning methods

Interactive class seminars using structured discussions based on prepared texts; videos; structured independent learning.