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God Hates Fags: The Rhetorics of Religious Violence (Sexual Cultures) Paperback – June 1, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-0814716694 ISBN-10: 0814716695

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Product Details

  • Series: Sexual Cultures
  • Paperback: 229 pages
  • Publisher: NYU Press (June 1, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0814716695
  • ISBN-13: 978-0814716694
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 5.8 x 8.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,198,737 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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God Hates Fags is an exciting, even exceptional, book, and it will contribute to an important and necessary conversation between queer studies and African American literary and cultural studies.”
-Christopher Nealon,author of Foundlings: Lesbian and Gay Historical Emotion Before Stonewall

“Michael Cobb raises questions of both ethics and effectiveness that are deeply urgent. If you, too, want to know how the rhetorics of violence that swirl around queer people work, then read this book.”
-Janet R. Jakobsen,co-author of Love the Sin: Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance

“I am moved by it, as by his practiced rhetorical sensibility.”
-Journal of the American Academy of Religion


“[Cobb] begins not only in the middle of still fresh news (Matthew Shepard, Fred Phelps, Colorado’s Amendment 2, and the marriage debates), but in the middle of ordinary assumptions about rhetoric and our east elision of sexuality with race.”
-Journal of the American Academy of Religion.


“Looks specifically at texts and spectacles about religious violence and hatred.”
-Julie Novkov,University at Albany, SUNY

About the Author

Michael Cobb is Professor of English at the University of Toronto. He is the author of God Hates Fags: The Rhetorics of Religious Violence, also published by New York University Press.

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16 of 26 people found the following review helpful By Karen on January 26, 2007
Format: Paperback
This is not a breezy read. Michael Cobb's writing is dense and academic, but so very dead on. His research is vaste and deep and he delves into the history of the anti-gay movement with passion and detail. He makes connections that would not have been visible to any lay person. This should be read by every activist, every member of any gay, straight alliance group, every parent, every Christian, every Democrat, every Republican.... who wants a deeper and more intellectual look at the roots of violence, hatred and bigotry against the new minority.
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