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Book of Gomorrah : An Eleventh-Century Treatise Against Clerical Homosexual Practices.

Author/Creator:
Damian, Peter.
Publication:
Waterloo, ON : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1982.
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1st ed.
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Contents:
Intro
Contents
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction
Censures of Homosexuality Prior to 1048
Early Reform Movements
Peter Damian
Book of Gomorrah
Concerns of the Book of Gomorrah
Damian's Arguments
Pastoral Concern
Was Homosexuality a Problem?
Conclusion
The Translation
Book of Gomorrah
Preface
I. The Different Types of Those Who Sin against Nature
II. Excessive Piety on the Part of Superiors Fails to Exclude from Orders Those Who Fall in This Way
III. Those Given over to Unclean Acts Should Not Be Promoted to Orders, and Those Already Promoted Should Not Remain in Orders
IV. Whether Such Should Be Allowed to Function in This Office in the Event of Ecclesiastical Need
V. Those Who Desire To Have Sacred Orders after This Vice Have Fallen into a Depraved Sense
VI. Spiritual Fathers Who Are Defiled Along with Their Children
VII. Those Who Confess Their Crimes to the Very Ones with Whom They Fell
VIII. Just as the Sacrilegious Violator of a Virgin, so also the Prostitutor of a Spiritual Son Must Be Deposed by Law
IX. Those Who Sin with Either a Natural or Baptismal Daughter are Guilty of the Same Crime
X. The Apocryphal Canons in Which Those Who Trust Are Completely Deceived
XI. A Credible Refutation of the Aforesaid Canons
XII. These Mockeries Are To Be Excluded from the Sacred Canons Since They Do Not Seem To Have Certain Authorship
XIII. "Those Who Fornicate Irrationally, That Is, Who Mix with Cattle or Who Are Polluted with Males
XIV. "Those Who Were Once Polluted with Animals or Males, or Who Still Languish in This Vice
XV. Clerics or Monks Who are Seducers of Males
XVI. A Deserving Condemnation of Abominable Shamefulness
XVII. A Mournful Lament for the Soul Who Is Given Over to the Filth of Impurity.
XVIII. The Soul Ought To Be Mourned for Because It Does Not Mourn
XIX. The Service of an Unworthy Priest Is the Ruin of the People
XX. God Refuses To Accept the Sacrifice from the Hands of the Unclean
XXI. No Holy Offering Which Is Soiled with the Crimes of Impurity Is Received by God
XXII. All Four of the Modes Enumerated Above Are Against Nature
XXIII. An Exhortation To Arise to One Fallen into Sin with Men
XXIV. To Conquer Lust It Is Enough To Contemplate the Rewards of Chastity
XXV. The Writer Credibly Excuses Himself
XXVI. The Work is Directed to the Lord Pope
Appendix
Letter of Pope Leo IX to Peter Damian
Bibliography
Biblical References.
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Contributor:
Payer, Pierre J.
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Print version: Damian, Peter Book of Gomorrah
ISBN:
9780889208421
9780889201231
OCLC:
647608136