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Gender representation in Christian book covers: A case study

Stella Viljoen, Leandra Koenig-Visagie
Verbum et Ecclesia | Vol 32, No 1 | a487 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v32i1.487 | © 2011 Stella Viljoen, Leandra Koenig-Visagie | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 06 December 2010 | Published: 01 April 2011

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Stella Viljoen, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Leandra Koenig-Visagie, UNISA, South Africa

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In this article, we described how gender is represented on two Christian book covers by popular author, John Eldredge, namely Wild at Heart. Discovering the Secret to a Man


Christianity; femininity; gender; masculinity; stereotypes


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