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SODOMITE. One who his been guilty of sodomy. Formerly such offender was punished with great severity, and was deprived of the power of making a will.

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25) Having already treated, at considerable length, the baptism-drowning of Bishop as an expression of Tarwater's grace-enabled freedom rather than his Jansenist coercion, as well as the sodomitic rape of the boy as revealing the real nature of the demonic (Wood, Flannery O'Connor and the Christ-Haunted South, 184-95, 242-44), I will here assess only Tarwater's arrival back at Powderhead as exhibiting the suffering-inducing freedom illumined by the theology of Benedict XVI.
39) This is an allusion to Wieland's aforementioned rococo story 'Juno and Ganymed', which, according to Gleim, supposedly provoked a flowering of sodomitic culture in Germany.
The "sodomite" indeed bore an identity, as moral offender, a person, and this was an essence bestowed on him by the instruments of religion and especially in the theology of Peter Damian that shifted the focus from acts to persons, thus establishing a sodomitic "essence.
The negative attitude towards homosexual or sodomitic acts reaches back to the earliest days of organized Christianity.
Hutcheson asserts that in medieval Spain, the figure of the sodomitic Moor was developed by Christians as a deviant figure against whom to define themselves.
Were he alive now, he would be glorying in his sodomitic addiction, and would be cheered to the rafters by neoconservatives (of whom, more afterwards) who should know better.
The Boston chancery was following precedents already well-established in the Middle Ages, when sodomitic priests caught with boys or young men were exiled from the city or diocese of their crime.
The horrors of Californian criminal subcultures pale in comparison to transplanted Southernness as encapsulated in Tarantino's Zed and Maynard and their penchant for interracial sado-masochistic sodomitic rape.
In early eighteenth-century Zacatecas and in the province of Texas, there were still many berdaches who as usual accompanied the tribal warriors to battle not to fight--berdaches almost never carried the arms of men--but, as "women of the men of war," to perform the duties that women did at home, including, of course, "their sodomitic excesses" (sus nefandos escesos) with those warriors.