Brooten, Bernadette J.

Love between women early Christian responses to female homoeroticism / [electronic resource] : Bernadette J. Brooten. - Chicago [Ill.] : Univ. of Chicago Press, c1996. - 1 online resource (xxii, 412 p.) : ill. - ( The Chicago series on sexuality, history, and society ). - Chicago series on sexuality, history, and society. .

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Cover; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations and Technical Terms, Short Titles, and Keys to Symbols; 1 Introduction; Terminology; Context within Current Scholarship on Same-Sex Love in Antiquity; This Study within the Context of Ancient Mediterranean Women's History; This Study within the Context of Lesbian History; Part One: Female Homoeroticism in the Roman World: The Cultural Context of Early Christianity; 2 Introduction: Of Sappho, Woman-Woman Marriage, and the Ways of the Egyptians; 3 "Inflame Her Liver with Love": Greek Erotic Spells from Egypt.

Love Between Women examines female homoeroticism and the role of women in the ancient Roman world. Employing an unparalleled range of cultural sources, Brooten finds evidence of marriages between women and establishes that condemnations of female homoerotic practices were based on widespread awareness of love between women."An extraordinary accomplishment. ... A definitive source for all future discussion of homoeroticism and the Bible."?Mary Rose D'Angelo, Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review & quot;[Brooten's] convincing analysis ... not only profoundly reshapes our understanding of the.

Lambda Literary Award, 1996

9780226075938 (electronic bk.) 0226075931 (electronic bk.)

Bible.--New Testament--Romans I, 18-32--Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible.--New Testament--Romans I, 18-32--Criticism, interpretation, etc.--History--Early church, ca. 30-600.
Bible.--N.T.--Romains I, 18-32--Critique, interprétation, etc.
Bible.--N.T.--Romains I, 18-32--Critique, interprétation, etc.--Histoire--ca 30-600 (Église primitive)

Lesbianism--Biblical teaching.
Lesbianism--Religious aspects--Christianity--History of doctrines--Early church, ca. 30-600.
Lesbianisme--Enseignement biblique.
Lesbianisme--Aspect religieux--Christianisme--Histoire des doctrines--ca 30-600 (Église primitive)
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Lesbian Studies.
Romeinse oudheid.
Lesbische liefde.

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BS2665.6.L47 / B76 1996eb


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