Éditeur:Playwrights Canada Press, 2019Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
- Author: Flacks, DianeDate:Created2019Summary:
Should women abandon religion? Four female panellists face off in a wild, whip-smart televised debate about the intersection of religion and misogyny. On one side, there's Maryam, a progressive Muslim lawyer, and Yehudit, an Orthodox Jewish spiritual leader. The other has Liz, a lesbian antitheist pundit, and Margaret, an excommunicated nun. The debaters wrestle with themselves and with each other: Can you be a feminist and believe in religion? What can or can't be forgiven? Why do we have faith to begin with? Between the arguments, each of the debaters return to a seminal and secret moment in their past that represents a crisis of faith, leading the debate to become more and more personally charged, until it climaxes in an epic battle. Unholy delves into the biblical struggles that tear us apart and make us who we are. It's about having the courage to take the leap in life and into love. What is more holy than that?Original Publisher: [S.l.], Playwrights Canada PressLanguage(s): English