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Author Haliczer, Stephen, 1942-

Title Sexuality in the confessional : a sacrament profaned / Stephen Haliczer
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1996


Description 1 online resource (267 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in the history of sexuality
Studies in the history of sexuality.
Contents Auricular Confession and the Crisis in the Church -- Confession and Confessors in Transition -- The Spanish Inquisition and Its Jurisdiction Over Solicitation -- Trial and Punishment -- The Soliciting Confessor -- Victims and Unwilling Penitents -- Submissive and Ambivalent Penitents -- Carnal Behavior and Sexual Disorders -- Solicitation and Confession in the Anticlerical Imagination
Summary Drawing upon a wealth of actual cases and trial evidence left by the Spanish Inquisition, this work documents the eroticizing of the confessional between 1530 and 1819. It argues that the Counter-Reformation Church actually helped to foster sexual solicitation in the confessional
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-252) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Catholic Church -- Clergy -- Sexual behavior -- Spain -- History -- 16th century
Catholic Church -- Clergy -- Sexual behavior -- Spain -- History -- 17th century
SUBJECT Catholic Church fast
Subject Confession -- Catholic Church -- History -- 16th century
Confession -- Catholic Church -- History -- 17th century
Inquisition -- Spain.
RELIGION -- Institutions & Organizations.
RELIGION -- Christian Rituals & Practice -- Worship & Liturgy.
Clergy -- Sexual behavior
Confession -- Catholic Church
Seksuele misdrijven.
SUBJECT Spain -- Church history -- 16th century
Spain -- Church history -- 17th century
Subject Spain
Genre/Form Church history
Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0585355460