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142—The Genesis of Gender—Abigail Favale

By Catholic Culture Podcast ( bio - articles - email ) | Sep 12, 2022 | In The Catholic Culture Podcast

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Abigail Favale returns to the show to discuss her new book, The Genesis of Gender: A Christian Theory.

Topics include:

  • Understanding “lived experience” in light of theology and anthropology
  • Learning from people with gender dysphoria who have transitioned and detransitioned
  • The spike in transgender identity among teenagers
  • “What about intersex people?”
  • How potency and actuality can help us to understand sex difference
  • Manhood and womanhood as symbols of theological realities

Abigail Favale, The Genesis of Gender: A Christian Theory https://ignatius.com/the-genesis-of-gender-ggp/

Theme music: “Franciscan Eyes”, written and performed by Thomas Mirus.

Thomas V. Mirus is a pianist living in New York City. He is Director of Podcasts for CatholicCulture.org, hosts The Catholic Culture Podcast, and co-hosts Criteria: The Catholic Film Podcast. See full bio.

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