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Krščanstvo, družbena strpnost in homoseksualnost : geji in lezbijke v Zahodni Evropi od začetka krščanstva do štirinajstega stoletja John Boswell

Krščanstvo, družbena strpnost in homoseksualnost : geji in lezbijke v Zahodni Evropi od začetka krščanstva do štirinajstega stoletja

John Boswell

Published 2005
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453 pages
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 About the Book 

Truly groundbreaking work. Boswell reveals unexplored phenomena with an unfailing erudition.—Michel FoucaultJohn Boswells National Book Award-winning study of the history of attitudes toward homosexuality in the early Christian West was a groundbreaking work that challenged preconceptions about the Churchs past relationship to its gay members—among them priests, bishops, and even saints—when it was first published twenty-five years ago. The historical breadth of Boswells research (from the Greeks to Aquinas) and the variety of sources consulted make this one of the most extensive treatments of any single aspect of Western social history. Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality, still fiercely relevant today, helped form the disciplines of gay and gender studies, and it continues to illuminate the origins and operations of intolerance as a social force.What makes this work so exciting is not simply its content—fascinating though that is—but its revolutionary challenge to some of Western cultures most familiar moral assumptions.—Jean Strouse, Newsweek