Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 28 aug. 2013 - 464 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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Cover
9
The Vocabulary of Love and Marriage
Heterosexual Matrimony in
SameSex Unions in the Greco
Views of the New Religion
The Development
Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds Admit
The History of SameSex Unions in Medieval Europe
Subsequent
Epilogue
Index
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John Boswell (1947–1994) won the 1981 American Book Award for history for his groundbreaking work Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century.

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