Law, Sex, and Christian Society in Medieval Europe

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This monumental study of medieval law and sexual conduct explores the origin and develpment of the Christian church's sex law and the systems of belief upon which that law rested. Focusing on the Church's own legal system of canon law, James A. Brundage offers a comprehensive history of legal doctrines-covering the millennium from A.D. 500 to 1500-concerning a wide variety of sexual behavior, including marital sex, adultery, homosexuality, concubinage, prostitution, masturbation, and incest. His survey makes strikingly ...

Law, Sex, and Christian Society in Medieval Europe 1997, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226077833

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Law, Sex, and Christian Society in Medieval Europe 1990, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226077840

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