By Christopher Church
By David Courson
By John Dececco Phd,Ronald Long
males, Homosexuality, and the Gods: An Exploration into the spiritual importance of Male Homosexuality in international standpoint is an eye-opening examine the traditions of specific religions and their edicts referring to homosexual intercourse. This ebook examines the origins of holy directives related to homosexualitywhether forbidden, tolerated, or mandatoryand establishes a hyperlink among theology, intercourse roles, and the delicate factor of masculinity. this article attracts a parallel among homosexuality and the assumption of faith, suggesting that homosexual rights could be understood as a freedom of faith factor.
whereas such a lot readers are acquainted with the conventional Islamic, Christian, and Hebrew prohibitions opposed to intercourse among men, this e-book additionally unearths different historical religions from all over the world that neither antagonistic nor appeared down on homosexuality. males, Homosexuality, and the Gods argues that masculinity is the common subject that shaped old interpretationwarriors and males of excessive prestige couldn't be sexually receptive or feminine and nonetheless be known as men. This fascinating textual content indicates how the trendy homophile activities are in impact redefining masculinity to obliterate the stigma of being a sexually receptive guy.
males, Homosexuality, and the Gods examines the importance of homosexuality in such religions as:
- the Sambians of latest Guinea
- the Taoists of historical China
- Plato and the later Stoics
- Islamic Sufism
- local American tradition
- Hebrew Scriptures
- early Christianity
males, Homosexuality, and the Gods is an enlightening publication that honors gay claims to ethical integrity and appreciates faith and spiritual figures with out rancor. Easy-to-read and freed from technical language, this quantity is for an individual who has an educational, expert, or own curiosity in theology and homosexuality.
the writer is out there for conversing engagements and will be contacted at Ronldlong@aol.com
By Monique Lovejoy
Moya owns Lovejoy overseas she additionally consists of the name millionaire! With the sweetheart quarrels and romantic escapades among strangers and buddies can the 2 of them maintain the key. Can the reality stay untold? Or resolve in the lies, will Keyonna"s locked closet open Pandora's field or no? purely in Lesbian urban shall it unfold.
By C. H. B. Kitchin,C.H.B. Kitchin,Simon Stern
'Ten Pollitt position is written in one other language. it's one other global. . . . [T]he commentary is pleasant. it really is fantastically done.' - The Observer
'Mr Kitchin continues to be writing the conventional, well-bred, upper-English-middle-class novel. He does it finely, with a loving art.' - The Spectator
'Before the tip of this yr an individual during this home is going to die.' this is often the poor prophecy of fifteen-year-old Hugo, who possesses an uncanny reward of moment sight. yet who will it's? probably previous leave out Tredennick, seventy-six, whose outrage on the prostitute around the road may well bring about a stroke. or even getting older novelist Justin Bray, as soon as renowned, yet more and more missed via critics and booksellers. Then there are the Fawleys, trapped in a loveless marriage that Mr Fawley desires to break out so he can marry the housekeeper, Magda. Or may or not it's Hugo himself, the disabled boy with an unrequited ardour for the fellow who collects the rubbish? As year's finish techniques and every character's own tragedy unfolds, tensions are excessive at Ten Pollitt position, whereas every body wonders which ones would possibly not reside to work out the hot 12 months. . . .
An unjustly ignored novelist, C.H.B. Kitchin (1895-1967) used to be most sensible recognized for his early secret novels and was once pissed off later in lifestyles while he persevered to show out minor masterpieces like Ten Pollitt position (1957) and The ebook of lifestyles (1960), that have been principally ignored via critics and the book-buying public. This first-ever reprinting of Kitchin's exceptional novel incorporates a new advent by way of Simon Stern and reproduces the unique jacket artwork by way of Val Biro.
By A.J. Marcus
Mountain Spirit Mysteries: ebook Four
Parks and flora and fauna Officer Brock Summers-Weir and his new husband, natural world rehabber Landon Weir-Summers, are on their honeymoon excessive within the northern Colorado Rockies once they locate an orphaned cougar cub. They speedy detect that there were a few cougars injured or killed within the region round Steamboat Springs. even though they're purported to be on holiday, they paintings with neighborhood officers to aim to determine what’s taking place to the massive cats.
When they get too as regards to the solutions, their camp is ransacked and an ominous message is left. instead of letting this intimidate them, they step up their research within the hopes that they could locate the folks chargeable for the carnage and nonetheless have the ability to have a cheerful honeymoon.
By Ihara Saikaku,E. Powys Mathers
To the outdated eastern such love between samurai used to be particularly permissible. The sons of samurai households have been prompt to shape gay alliances whereas adolescence lasted, and sometimes those loves matured into lifelong companionships. Saikaku describes jap love scenes of all types with a frankness that has made him a favourite with expurgators, yet he discusses types of love with tenderness and compassion.
The Songs of the Geisha integrated during this quantity is a suite of geisha folks songs composed to be sung to the accompaniment of the shamisen. the entire songs have a charmingly nostalgic caliber which geared up good with the time and the conditions for which they have been composed. they're in detail own, expressing the sentiments of the geisha in the direction of their sympathetic listeners. Love, frustration, and the futility of desire are their major issues. those lyrics, for all their erotic symbolism, are confined and tactful, and their erotic attractiveness has to be felt instead of heard.
Both books have been initially privately released in London in 1928 as a quantity set entitled Eastern Love.
By Tony Tone
By Mark Luckie
Jason Cooper is a superb pupil whose wonderful educational list is jeopardized through the tribulations of pledging a fraternity. His existence is additional complex by way of his surprising and unforeseen allure to a different male pupil, a mystery he has no goal of exposing to his religious Christian mom.
Tyree Iversen is an out and proud homosexual guy whose vivacity attracts the ire of his friends and the university’s conservative management. Tyree’s battles expand to his own existence the place his look for “the one” has arise disappointingly brief.
Cole Hill, a hotshot sprinter with an entire scholarship, isn’t successful meets the best way he as soon as did. rather than spending extra time at perform like his music trainer desperately wishes him to, he shifts the accountability to others. His apathy hasn’t long gone disregarded by means of his teammates or his dependable female friend.
In his debut novel, Mark S. Luckie offers an unforgettable trio navigating lifestyles at a traditionally black collage. DO U. is a fiercely humorous and heart-wrenching story approximately holding individuality within the face of repression.
By Clark L. W.
The Maine Painter is a racy homosexual romance approximately up-and-coming artist Michael Richard grey; his horny version, Hal Robinson; and the rich and good-looking gallery proprietor, Craig Morgan, who not just provides to teach Michael’s paintings in Boston, big apple, and London, but in addition falls in love with him.
The tale starts at the likely quiet streets of Camden, Maine, a picturesque seashore village the place Michael has been scraping through as a qualified artist through promoting pictures of neighborhood parents within the city. besides the fact that, he modifies inventive instructions whilst he discovers the attractive, red-speedo-clad Hal at the seashore. and shortly, his version turns into his lover.
Later, whilst Michael’s paintings draws the eye of a global paintings broker, he reveals himself being persuaded into signing a freelance authorizing Craig as his agent. As Michael’s lifestyles becomes a flurry of labor, new versions, and journeys to Boston, Craig places his specialist instincts apart in his wish to make his sizzling new artist his associate at domestic as well.
Combining the drama of Peyton Place with the storytelling of Michael Thomas Ford, L. W. Clark’s The Maine Painter will hold you away on a wave of sizzling intercourse and inventive aspirations.