Homoeroticism In The Biblical World

Homoeroticism In The Biblical World

by Martti Nissinen
     
 

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In this book, the author surveys attitudes in the ancient Mediterranean world toward homoeroticism, that is, same-sex erotic relationships. Analyzing documents from Mesopotamia, Israel, Greece, Rome, rabbinic Judaism, and the earliest churches, he concisely introduces the relevant sources and their historical contexts in a readable way.  See more details below

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In this book, the author surveys attitudes in the ancient Mediterranean world toward homoeroticism, that is, same-sex erotic relationships. Analyzing documents from Mesopotamia, Israel, Greece, Rome, rabbinic Judaism, and the earliest churches, he concisely introduces the relevant sources and their historical contexts in a readable way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800629854
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
11/20/1998
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

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