Same-sex Unions in Premodern Europe
Villard Books, 1994 - 412 pagini
Both highly praised and intensely controversial, this brilliant book produces dramatic evidence that at one time the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches not only sanctioned unions between partners of the same sex, but sanctified them--in ceremonies strikingly similar to heterosexual marriage ceremonies.
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, the fulfilment of the law , and grant unto us to think on132 that which is of Jesus ,
thine only Son , our God . Vouchsafe us to receive one another with love ( 10B ...
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their157 lives ' end . And grant unto them thy grace , as Thou gavest [ it ] unto thy
holy apostles with thy lovingkindness and grace . 9 . VATICANUS GRAECUS ...
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SAME-SEX UNIONS IN PREMODERN EUROPEComentariu Utilizator - Kirkus
Boswell (History/Yale; Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality, not reviewed) convincingly establishes that, from ancient times to the 18th century, throughout Christian Europe, same-sex ... Citiți recenzia completă
Same-sex unions in premodern EuropeComentariu Utilizator - Not Available - Book Verdict
Not since Boswell's Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality (Univ. of Chicago Pr., 1981) have Christians of all creeds confronted a work that makes them look so closely at their notions of ... Citiți recenzia completă