The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology

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The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology (1997)

Format: Paperback

ISBN-13: 9780226410401

Amazon UK: The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology

Language: English

Standpoint: 1 Fully inclusive and affirming

Genre(s): Academic writing, Ethics, History, and Theology

Topic(s): Church order and discipline, Discrimination against and hostility towards LGBT+ people, and Ethics

Especially suitable for: Academics, Theological educators, and Catholics

In this startling original work of historical detection, Mark D. Jordan explores the invention of ‘sodomy’ by medieval Christendom, examining its conceptual foundations in theology and gauging its impact on Christian sexual ethics both then and now. This book is for everyone involved in the ongoing debate within organized religions and society in general over moral judgments of same-sex eroticism.

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