Questions tagged [adelphopoiesis]
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Was adelphopoiesis a plural rite?
Was the rite of "brother-making" exclusive to two individuals, or could a man make more than one other man his brother? Is there any part of the rite that requires you to be nonunited previously? ...
What is the case in favour of adelphopoiesis as a relationship akin to marriage?
I've seen a few things lampooning John Boswell's interpretation of adelphopoiesis as a quasi civil union between men. However, I've not seen much on his side other than it being used by Christian gay ...