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by Mark D. Jordan

Author: Mark D. Jordan
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: University of Chicago Press; 1 edition (June 7, 2000)
Pages: 342 pages
Category: Politics
Rating: 4.6
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Mark Jordan is a gay theologian and medievalist and professor of Religion/Catholic Studies at Emory University, and has also written books such as Recruiting Young Love: How Christians Talk about Homosexuality,The Invention of Sodomy in Christian.

Mark Jordan is a gay theologian and medievalist and professor of Religion/Catholic Studies at Emory University, and has also written books such as Recruiting Young Love: How Christians Talk about Homosexuality,The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology,The Ethics of Sex,Blessing Same-Sex Unions: The Perils of Queer Romance and the Confusions of Christian Marriage, etc. He notes in the first chapter of this 2000 book, "In what follows, I consider the multiple forms or places of male homosexuality within modern Catholicism.

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If homosexuality is the guest that refuses to leave the table, Jordan has at least shed light on why that is and in the process made the whole issue . Mark D. Jordan is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Religion at Emory University.

If homosexuality is the guest that refuses to leave the table, Jordan has at least shed light on why that is and in the process made the whole issue, including a conflicted Catholic Church, a little more understandable. -Larry B. Stammer, Los Angeles Times. knows how to present a case, and with apparently effortless clarity he demonstrates the church's double bind and how it affects Vatican rhetoric, the training of priests, and ecclesiastical protectiveness toward an army of closet cases. his book will interest readers of every faith.

In The Silence of Sodom, Homosexuality in Modern Catholicism. In the first section of the book, Jordan simply dismisses recent Church statements on homosexuality as reminiscent of European fascists of the 1920s and 1930s. The University of Chicago Press, 2000) Jordan argues that, the most important theological facts about Catholicism and homosexuality are not the bureaucratic words that Catholic authorities speak. The truly significant facts concern the homosexuality of the Catholic Church itself – of members of its priesthood and its clerical culture, of its rituals and spiritual traditions.

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Several explanations of this fact are possible, but it seems likely that practical disregard of the Pope's teaching on "artificial" methods of contraception has played a part

Jordan's book offers a clear, candid and courageous discussion of homosexuality in modern Catholicism. -Nathan D. Mitchell, author of Cult and Controversy

In that spirit, Jordan nails his . Theses on our virtual door. A thought-provoking and troversial analysis of a perpetually troubling issue within the Roman Catholic Church. Here the reader will find knowledgeable and generally dispassionate observations melded with the sensitivity and insight that a gay man can bring to the table. Jordan's book offers a clear, candid and courageous discussion of homosexuality in modern Catholicism. Mitchell, author of Cult and Controversy. Theses on Homosexuality in Modern Catholicism.

relationship between male homosexuality and modern Catholicism.

book by Mark D. Jordan. The past decade has seen homosexual scandals in the Catholic Church becoming ever more visible, and the Vatican's directives on homosexuality becoming ever more forceful, begging the question Mark Jordan tries to answer here: how can the Catholic Church be at once so homophobic and so homoerotic? His analysis is a keen and readable study of the tangled relationship between male homosexuality and modern Catholicism.

The Silence of Sodom looks deeply into the intertwining, in words and deeds, of Catholicism with homoeroticism; it is a profound reflection on both .

The Silence of Sodom looks deeply into the intertwining, in words and deeds, of Catholicism with homoeroticism; it is a profound reflection on both being gay and being Catholic. He is the author of The Invention of Sodomy in Christian Theology and Blessing Same-Sex Marriage:The Perils of Queer Romance and the Confusions of Christian Marriage, both published by the University of Chicago Press. Country of Publication.

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The past decade has seen homosexual scandals in the Catholic Church becoming ever more visible, and the Vatican's directives on homosexuality becoming ever more forceful, begging the question Mark Jordan tries to answer here: how can the Catholic Church be at once so homophobic and so homoerotic? His analysis is a keen and readable study of the tangled relationship between male homosexuality and modern Catholicism."[Jordan] has offered glimpses, anecdotal stories, and scholarly observations that are a whole greater than the sum of its parts. . . . If homosexuality is the guest that refuses to leave the table, Jordan has at least shed light on why that is and in the process made the whole issue, including a conflicted Catholic Church, a little more understandable."—Larry B. Stammer, Los Angeles Times"[Jordan] knows how to present a case, and with apparently effortless clarity he demonstrates the church's double bind and how it affects Vatican rhetoric, the training of priests, and ecclesiastical protectiveness toward an army of closet cases. . . . [T]his book will interest readers of every faith."—Daniel Blue, Lambda Book ReportA 2000 Lambda Literary Award Finalist