God is change : religious practices and ideologies in the works of Octavia Butler /

Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: ProQuest (Firm)
Other Authors: Nanda, Aparajita (Editor), Crosby, Shelby, 1974- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2021.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Religious science fiction: Butler's changing God / Gregory Hampton
  • Trans-religious world-building: Hindu evocations in Octavia Butler's Lilith's brood / Aparajita Nanda
  • God Is change, impermanence is Buddha nature: religious syncretism in Butler's Earthseed and DoÌ„gen's Zen / Christopher Kocela
  • Butler's invention of scripture in light of Hebrew wisdom literature / Naylor Davis
  • Regarding the other in Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis: toward a post-humanist ethics / Mary Grover
  • Parable of the talents as genre criticism and the Holy Spirit of speculative fiction / Chuck Robinson
  • "Only actions": ritual and the embodied processing of trauma in Parable of the sower and Parable of the talents / Keegan Osinski
  • Migration, spirituality, and restorative spaces: shape-shifting to heal in Octavia Butler's Wild seed / Briana Whiteside
  • "We trade the essence of ourselves": West African spirituality in Xenogenesis' Oankali / Ebony Gibson
  • The healing and harmful effects of work in Octavia Butler's short stories "Crossover," "The book of Martha," and "Speech sounds" / Jennifer L. Hayes
  • Shapers of god: Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the sower and womanist theological practice / Tarshia L. Stanley
  • Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis trilogy, Bloodchild and the Androgynous third / Alexis Brooks de Vita
  • Erotic pedagogy in Parable of the talents: freedom and community through touch / Brianna Thompson
  • Black women's prophesy: O.E. Butler's parables / Phyllis L. Burns
  • The violence of making America great again: religion, power, and vulnerable bodies in Octavia Butler's Parable of the talents / Michael Brandon McCormack
  • Practicing the future together: Earthseed as a tool for black liberation / Shelby L. Crosby.