Homoeroticism and homosexuality in Islam: a review article

  title={Homoeroticism and homosexuality in Islam: a review article},
  author={Sabine Schmidtke},
  journal={Bulletin of The School of Oriental and African Studies-university of London},
  • S. Schmidtke
  • Published 1 June 1999
  • Philosophy
  • Bulletin of The School of Oriental and African Studies-university of London
From the medieval confrontation between the Muslim world and Christendom to the present day, the moral and social institutions of the respective “ other” have been the subject of close cross-cultural attention. In particular, questions related to sexual morality, including the issue of homosexuality, were, and still are, used as a polemical focus for mutual denigration. 
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