• Sarojini Nadar University of the Western Cape
  • Fatima Seedat University of Cape Town


Sex, text, food and bodies–offers a good summary of the key themes in the articles presented in this issue of the Journal of Gender and Religion in Africa. While developing bodies of knowledge within the fields of gender and religion in Africa is the main focus of this journal, in this issue, the focus is also on a critical interrogation of real bodies–bodies which are sexed, bodies which need real sustenance, bodies which are shaped by religious and cultural norms, and bodies which are circumscribed by the gendered norms of ancient sacred texts as well as contemporary media texts...

Author Biography

Sarojini Nadar, University of the Western Cape