Same-sex unions in premodern Europe

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Vintage Books, 1995 - History - 412 pages
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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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User Review  - Matt Root - Goodreads

A scholarly work with careful and heavily nuanced conclusions. I imagine the controversy would be more about how people use and interpret this work than about the work itself. Read full review

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User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

I admit that this was a very slow read for me, and clearly was intended for specialists and academics and not for us amateurs. He presents liturgies used for same-sex unions from the Catholic and ... Read full review

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Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe. By John Boswell. New York: Villard Books, 1994, 412 pp. np (cloth). Bennison, Charles, Book reviews.., Vol. ...
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Boswell, Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe
Review of Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe, by John Boswell. New York: Villard Books, 1994. Pp. 412 + xvii. ISBN 0-679-432280. US $25.00, Can. $33.50. ...
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Same-Sex Unions In Premodern Europe
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Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe
In Boswell’s book, Same Sex-Unions in Premodern Europe, he lists Liturgies of Same Sex Unions which he had discovered in all of the centuries from the ...
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JSTOR: Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe.
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More Than Friendship - New York Times
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Myth Sin of Homosexuality
The Myth Lives On. Yale historian Dr. John Boswell's exhaustive research on same sex marriages by the church was written in his latest book (Same-Sex ...
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FIRST THINGS: A Journal of Religion, Culture, and Public Life
Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe. By John Boswell. Villard Books. 412 pp. $25. Ancient in origin, same-sex unions blessed in the Church occur quietly to ...
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Econ World - Same Sex Union In Premodern Europe - La economía global
Review of Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe, by John Boswell. New York: Villard Books, 1994. Pp. 412 + xvii. ISBN 0-679-432280. US $25.00, Can. $33.50. ...
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Gay Studies - Premodern Traditions Of Same-sex Love In The West
More controversially, John Boswell's landmark studies Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality (1980) and Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe ...
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About the author (1995)

John Boswell (1947-94) was the A. Whitney Griswold Professor of History at Yale University and the author of "The Royal Treasure," "The Kindness of Strangers," and "Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe,"