Religion and Gender has just published a second round of its latest issue at This means that a number of responses were published to the existing special issue “Habemus Gender! The Catholic Church and ‘Gender Ideology'” (guest edited by Sarah Bracke and David Paternotte), as well as a number of bookreviews. We invite you to review these new publications here and visit our web site to review articles and other items of interest.

Religion and Gender
Vol 6, No 2 (2016): Habemus Gender! The Catholic Church and ‘Gender Ideology’
Table of Contents

Unpacking the Sin of Gender (143-154)
Sarah Bracke, David Paternotte

Articles (special issue)
The Role of the Popes in the Invention of Complementarity and the Anathematization of Gender (155-172)
Mary Anne Case

Gender and the Problem of Universals: Catholic Mobilizations and Sexual Democracy in France (173-186)
Eric Fassin

Against the Heresy of Immanence: Vatican’s ‘Gender’ as a New Rhetorical Device against the Denaturalisation of the Sexual Order (187-204)
Sara Garbagnoli

Sexual Politics and Religious Actors in Argentina (205-225)
Mario Pecheny,  Daniel Jones, Lucía Ariza

The Sin of Turning Away from Reality: An Interview with Father Krzysztof Charamsa (226-246)
David Paternotte, Mary Anne Case, Sarah Bracke

Gender and Meaning in a Postmodern World: An Elusive Quest for Truth
Tina Beattie
Moral Panic and Gender Ideology in Latin America (251-255)
Gloria Careaga-Pérez
‘Theologies’ and Contexts in a Latin American perspective (256-263)
Sonia Corrêa
Unreal: Catholic Ideology as Epistemological War (264-267)
Elsa Dorlin
‘Gender Ideology’: Weak Concepts, Powerful Politics (268-272)
Agnieska Graff
Catholic Gender Denial (273-275)
Mary Hunt
Vetera novis augere: Notes on the Rhetoric of Response (276-281)
Mark Jordan
The Vatican Anti-Gender Theory and Sexual Politics: An African Response (282-292)
Kapya Kaoma
The Vatican and the Birth of Anti-Gender Studies (293-296)
Elżbieta Korolczuk
How are Anti-Gender Movements Changing Gender Studies as a Profession? (297-299)
Andrea Pető
Gender and the Vatican (300-301)
Joan W. Scott
Francis and ‘Gender Ideology’: Heritage, Displacement and Continuities (302-307)
Juan Marco Vaggione

Book Reviews
Thinking about Goddesses: A Review of Three Recent Books (308-313)
Carol Christ
Review of Robin L. Riley, Depicting the veil: Transnational sexism and the war on terror, London: Zed Books 2013, vi + 182 pp. ISBN 978-1-78032-128-8 (314-316)
Linda Duits
Review of Rebecca Moore, Women in Christian Traditions (Women in Religions Series), 2015, New York: New York University Press 2015, 209 pp., ISBN 976-1-4798-2175-4 (317-319)
Janet Eccles
Review of Joanna Mishtal, The Politics of Morality. The Church, the State, and Reproductive Rights in Postsocialist Poland (Polish and Polish-American Studies Series), Ohio: Ohio University Press 2015, 258 pp., ISBN 978-0-8214-2140-6 (320-322)
Dominika Gruziel
Review of Tine Van Osselaer, The Pious Sex. Catholic Constructions of Masculinity and Femininity in Belgium, c. 1800–1940 (KADOC Studies on Religion, Culture and Society 12), Leuven: Leuven University Press 2013, 271 pp., ISBN 978-90-5867-950-5 (323-325)
Alexander Maurits
Review of Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip and Sarah-Jane Page, Religious and Sexual Identities: A Multi-Faith Exploration of Young Adults. Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate Publishing, 2013, xii + 266 pp., ISBN 978-1-4094-2637-0 (326-328)
Lieke Schrijvers
Review of Masooda Bano & Hilary Kalmbach (eds.), Women, Leadership, and Mosques. Changes in Contemporary Islamic Authority, Leiden: Brill, 2012, xviii + 582 pp., ISBN 9789004211469 (329-332)
Yafa Shanneik
Review of Gina Messina-Dysert & Rosemary Radford Ruether (eds.), Feminism and Religion in the 21st Century: Technology, Dialogue, and Expanding Borders, New York & Abingdon: Routledge Taylor & Francis, 2015, viii + 218 pp., ISBN 978-0-415-83193-2 (333-335)
Nicola Slee
Review of Tine Van Osselaer, Patrick Pasture (eds.) Christian Homes. Religion, Family and Domesticity in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Leuven; Leuven University Press, 2014, 227 pp., ISBN 978-94-62-70018-5 (336-338)
Marguerite Van Die