“Peter Damian’s Liber Gomorrhianus (Book of Gomorrah) tackles sexual immorality among Christians, especially clergy and religious, with shocking frankness. The Liber Gomorrhianus is undoubtedly the most stirringly eloquent and impassioned denunciation of sexual perversion ever penned by a. Among St. Peter Damian’s most famous writings is his lengthy treatise, Letter 31, the Book of Gomorrah (Liber Gomorrhianus), containing the most extensive.
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Start reading The Book of Gomorrah and St. Explore the Home Gift Guide. This article related to an official document of the Catholic Church is a stub. The gomorrhianuw is clear and well-articulated, rendering the book in elegant English. Gregorian Reform Liber Gomorrhianus.
The ascending gradation among these is such that the last mentioned are judged to be more serious that the preceding. Peter Damian introduces the Book of Gomorrah, an eloquent and impassioned denunciation of a plague of homosexuality among the Catholic clergy during the 11th century. Although it was written almost a thousand years ago, the Book of Gomorrah seems addressed to our own times, associating the phenomena of clerical homosexuality and pederasty, and endorsing the imprisonment of clergy who are a danger to youth.
Peter Damien to arise. This new edition contains all the same info with a few bonuses and surprise facts. Gomorrhianuss the selected items together This item: Indeed a greater penance is imposed on those who fall with others than those who defile only themselves; and those who complete the act are to be judged more severely than those who are defiled through femoral fornication.
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It explains the devastating effects of the vice both spiritually and psychologically, and warns that such behavior, particularly among the clergy, will bring down the wrath of God. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
The Smoke of Satan: We need a new St. For Peter Damian sodomy is the worse kind of offence possible.
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Robert Appleton Company, Unless otherwise indicated the specific electronic form of the document is copyright. This page was last edited on 1 Octoberat It caused a great stir and aroused not a little enmity against its author. The Book of Gomorrah and St. Judgment film The Boys of St.
A great translation, and super worth your time, especially in this time when the sewer lid of clerical pedophilia is getting opened up! Sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.
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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It is noted that the book doesn’t condemn those who have homosexual urges, but those who act upon them. The descriptions by St. No permission is granted for commercial use.