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By Mark D. Jordan

ISBN-10: 0691123462

ISBN-13: 9780691123462

The competitors of felony reputation for same-sex marriage often entice a "Judeo-Christian" culture. yet does it make any feel to talk of that culture as a unmarried educating on marriage? Are there parts in Jewish and Christian traditions that really authorize spiritual and civil attractiveness of same-sex undefined? And are modern heterosexual marriages good supported via these traditions?

As evidenced by means of the 10 provocative essays assembled and edited via Mark D. Jordan, the solutions will not be so simple as many may think. the students of Judaism and Christianity accumulated right here discover the difficulty via a variety of biblical, historic, liturgical, and theological facts. From David's love for Jonathan throughout the singleness of Jesus and Paul to the all-male heaven of John's Apocalypse, the gathering addresses pertinent passages within the Hebrew Bible and the hot testomony with scholarly precision. It reconsiders no matter if there are biblical precedents for blessing same-sex unions in Jewish and Christian liturgies.

The ebook concludes via studying common spiritual arguments opposed to such unions and gives a complete reaction to claims that the Judeo-Christian culture prohibits same-sex unions from receiving spiritual popularity. The essays, such a lot of that are in print right here for the 1st time, are by means of Saul M. Olyan, Mary Ann Tolbert, Daniel Boyarin, Laurence Paul Hemming, Steven Greenberg, Kathryn Tanner, Susan Frank Parsons, Eugene F. Rogers, Jr., and Mark D. Jordan.

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