He was a determined foe of simony , which some medieval ecclesiastical authors denounced as the most abominable of crimes. For Damian, one who practices homosexual sodomy suffers from a fundamental disorientation regarding the natural complementarity of the sexes. He viewed such actions as progressively more unnatural in that they involved another person in shameful acts. He singles out superiors who, due to excessive and misplaced piety, have been lax in their duty to uphold church discipline.
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The Book of Gomorrah offers a scathing analysis of the evil of sodomy, while also expressing compassion for those who have fallen into such vice and the possibility of their redemption by the aid of divine grace. Liber Gomorrhianus The book is most strongly directed at those called to Holy Orders, insisting that they must remain pure, and that those who repent must do glmorrhianus extensive penance than the laity.
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