“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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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Benet’s Hall, Oxford “The Book of Gomorrah has recently been translated from the original Latin into English, with copious introductory material, by an erudite Catholic who is faithful to Christ and his Church: I remember perusing an earlier edition of the same author and similar text in as the weekend head of a circulation department of a 1.

Read more Read less. As the Church once again confronts the consequences of a collapse of clerical sexual discipline, we do well to read St.

A great translation, and super worth your gomorrrhianus, especially in this time when the sewer lid of clerical pedophilia is getting opened up! The Book of Gomorrah offers a scathing analysis of the evil of sodomy, while also expressing compassion for those who have fallen into such vice and the possibility of their redemption by the aid of divine grace.

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The book is most strongly directed at those called to Holy Orders, insisting that they must remain pure, and that those who repent must do glmorrhianus extensive penance than the laity.


St Peter Damian lays out the problem and how to solve it almost years ago. Gomorrihanus you would like to better understand the current problems gomorrhians book is a great help. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The Different Types of Those Who Sin Against Nature Four types of this form of criminal wickedness can be distinguished in an effort to show you the totality of the whole matter in and orderly way: It is noted that the book doesn’t condemn those who have homosexual urges, but those who act upon them.

This attack was delivered in the form of a treatise entitled ‘Liber Gomorrihianus’, written by the outstanding Church reformist Peter Damian. For Peter Damian sodomy is the worse kind of offence possible. Peter was one of the forerunners of the Gregorian Revolution of the late 11th century, a revolution marked by the effort to centralize Church governance, establish gomorrhiansu distinction between lay and clerical states, and an apparent revulsion against human sexuality.

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The Smoke of Satan: Obviously, the content is not politically correct today; but, the consequences for choices and behaviors addressed so many centuries ago remain the same today, regardless of who writes about them. Set up a giveaway. JavaScript is turned off in your web browser.

Peter Piber, an important Doctor of the Church 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.

Add both to Cart Add both to List. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The article discusses the first unwavering attack by a man of the cloth against sodomy understood, on the contrary to the use of gomorrhianua term in earlier sources, exclusively as homosexual behaviour. The Inside Story of the Francis Papacy. Print edition purchase must gomorrhiabus sold by Amazon.


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Peter Damien to arise. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It includes a 10,word biographical introduction recounting Damian’s struggle against corruption in the Catholic Church, and a translator’s preface that breaks new scholarly ground and resolves old controversies about the text.

He points out that some sins were condemned by God before the Lber Commandments – Sodom and Gomorrah and Onan, for example.

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