Same-sex unions in premodern Europe

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Vintage Books, 1995 - 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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SAME-SEX UNIONS IN PREMODERN EUROPE

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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 Europe

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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

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The Vocabulary
3
Heterosexual
28
SameSex
53
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John Boswell (1947-94) was the A. Whitney Griswold Professor of History at Yale University and the author of "The Royal Treasure," "The Kindness of Strangers," and "Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe,"

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