The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology

by Mark D. Jordan
published by University of Chicago Press
May 1997.   200 pages.   ISBN: 0226410404

In this startling original work of historical detection, Mark D. Jordan explores the invention of Sodomy by medieval Christendom, examining its conceptual foundations in theology and gauging its impact on Christian sexual ethics both then and now. This book is for everyone involved in the ongoing debate within organized religions and society in general over moral judgments of same-sex eroticism.