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Peter Damian

Letters 91 122 (Fathers of the Church Mediaeval Continuation, 5)

by Peter Damian

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Published by Catholic University of America Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Early Church,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Specific Members Of Religious Congregations And Orders,
  • Religion,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Christianity - Literature & the Arts,
  • Medieval,
  • Christianity - General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsOwen J. Blum (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8022862M
    ISBN 100813208165
    ISBN 109780813208169

      Matthew Cullinan Hoffman: The Book of Gomorrah is a letter written to Pope St. Leo IX around the year in response to an epidemic of sodomy among the priests of Italy, which Peter Damian. Peter Damian's () Liber Gomorrhianus [Book of Gomorrah] is the most extend, and indeed the only complete. discussion of homosexual activity in the middle ages. 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 a distinction between lay and clerical states, and an apparent.

      book of gomorrah, clerical abuse crisis, homosexuality, pope francis, sex abuse crisis in catholic church, st. peter damian, vatican abuse summit . St. Peter Damian fought simony with great vigor, and equally vigorously upheld clerical celibacy; and as he supported a severely ascetical, semi-eremitical life for monks, so he was an encourager of common life for the secular clergy.

    Some of the roots of the characteristic negative attitude to homosexuality can be found in Peter Damian’s appeal to Pope Leo IX. Though written years ago by an Italian monk in a remote corner of Italy, The Book of Gomorrah is relevant to contemporary discussion of homosexuality. letters of peter damian Download letters of peter damian or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get letters of peter damian book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.


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The Book of Gomorrah -- A Lesson for Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Among St. Peter Damian's most famous writings is his lengthy treatise, Let the Book of Gomorrah (Liber Gomorrhianus), containing the most extensive treatment and condemnation by any Church Father of clerical pederasty and homosexual practices.2 His manly discourse on the vice of sodomy in general and clerical.

"Peter Damian's Liber Gomorrhianus (Book of Gomorrah) tackles sexual immorality among Christians, especially clergy and religious, with shocking frankness.

Yet his unwavering condemnation of sexual impurity appears alongside laments over the souls of those who have fallen into impurity and exhortations that they rise again/5(46).

Peter Damian book Peter Damian () was a Benedictine monk and Cardinal Bishop whose principle legacy relevant to our time is his slim volume titled The Book of Gomorrah (English translation by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman).Friend to several popes, he was never formally canonized but is recognized as a saint in the Church calendar on February 21 st and was declared a Doctor of the Church by Pope Leo XII Author: Carl Sundell.

This writer has used two translations of Peter Damian's the Book of Gomorrah. The most accurate is by Owen J. Blum, O.F.M., Peter Damian, Letterspart of the Fathers of the Church - Medieval Continuation series issued by the Catholic University of America Press, Washington, D.C., St.

Peter Damian’s Book of Gomorrah. Commentaries on the Book of Gomorrah. GI-VE. Help Those In Need “Whoever is generous to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will repay him for his deed.” [Proverbs ] Donate Now. Be Inspired. Subscribe. Thanks for submitting.

© The League of St Peter Damian. The Book of Gomorrah and St Peter Damian s Struggle Against Ecclesiastical Corruption Book Summary: The most accurate and faithful English translation ever produced of St. Peter Damian's Book of Gomorrah, an impassioned denunciation of the vice of sodomy among clerics.

The work carries a foreword by Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iñiguez, endorsements by eminent scholars, and an account of Damian. Peter Damian's manifesto against the the evil of sodomy and the insidious influence of homosexuals in the priesthood, the Book of Gomorrah, is now available in a new edition from Ite ad Thomam Books and Media, with a foreword from Cardinal Juan Sandoval Íñiguez.

Throughout The Book of Gomorrah, Saint Peter Damian constantly refers to the burning lust (not love) that drives the sodomite and the pederast. In so far as the homosexual male lusts after or desires another adult male or male adolescent, he has gravely sinned if the conditions for mortal sin are met, that is – grave matter; knowledge of the.

Saint Peter Damian’s Story Maybe because he was orphaned and had been treated shabbily by one of his brothers, Peter Damian was very good to the poor. It was the ordinary thing for him to have a poor person or two with him at table and he liked to minister personally to their : Franciscan Media.

Saint Peter Damian, ; feast day February 21), cardinal and Doctor of the Church, an original leader and a forceful figure in the Gregorian Reform movement, whose personal example and many writings exercised great influence on religious life in the 11th and 12th centuries.

Little is known for. Peter Damian's Book of Gomorrah: A Moral Blueprint for Our Times - Part II. By Randy Engel. Note: This article was originally published in the July issue of Catholic Family News. Randy Engel examines the life and role of St.

Leo IX in implementing many of the clerical moral reforms inspired by the holy monk and their implications for. The Book of Gomorrah and St. Peter Damian’s Struggle Against Ecclesiastical Corruption, Translated and Annotated with Biographical Introduction by Matthew Cullinan Hoffman (Ite Ad Thomam Books: New Braunfels, TX, ; ).

Hoffman, who has been a Latin America correspondent with LifeSite News sinceand is currently a graduate student at Holy Apostles. The Book of Gomorrah and St.

Peter Damian's Struggle Against Ecclesiastical Corruption by St. Peter Damian, Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, et al. | Oct 8, out of 5 stars   Damian addressed his book to Pope Saint Leo IX, asking him to take action against the practice of homosexuality among clerics and monks that was widespread at that time.

Peter Damian. In his zealous letter penned infamously titled The Book of Gomorrah, St. Peter Damian admonishes bishops to stamp out the "epidemic of sodomy among the priests of Italy," which was part of.

I have in my collection a book written by St. Peter Damian – who lived in the Eleventh Century, and whose feast it is today, [February 23] by the way – called “The Book of Gomorrah”.

I recommend it strongly to one and all. It is probably the best takedown of sodomites and their godforsaken culture ever written.

Almost years ago, Saint Peter Damian with the support of Pope St. Leo IX waged a successful war against clerical sodomy and pederasty. His Book of Gomorrah, written in AD, contains the most extensive treatment and condemnation ever written by any Church Father on clerical pederasty and homosexual practices.

This second volume of the Mediaeval Continuation contains Letters of Peter Damian, the 11th-century monk and man of letters.

While his epistolary style is varied - exhortatory, occasional, pastoral, reforming - his message is singular and simple in urging strict adherence to the canons of the Church. In Let also known as the Book of Gomorrah, Damian deplores the degradation of the.

St. Peter Damian () was an Italian eremitic monk and ecclesiastical reformer whose writings were among the most influential of the 11th century. Damian battled relentlessly against the ecclesiastical corruption of his day, speaking the truth fearlessly to popes, bishops, and : Peter Damian.

The Book of Gomorrah and St. Peter Damian's Struggle Against Ecclesiastical Corruption (Paperback) Peter Damian. £ Paperback Added to basket. Add to Basket. The Letters of Peter Damian The Fathers of the Chuch - Mediaeval Continuation (Hardback). ― Peter Damian, The Book of Gomorrah and St. Peter Damian's Struggle Against Ecclesiastical Corruption.

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