Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe

Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe

by John Boswell

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804150958
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/28/2013
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 1,095,573
File size: 18 MB
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About the Author

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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