male-layers-down and soft people

>I'm doing my Dissertation this year on Homosexuality and the Church, and
>a major part of the Biblical argument centres around the translations of
>the two words arsenokoites and malakos and 1Cor 6:9 and 1Tim 1:10 ...
>Does anyone know any good references on this question, or have any thoughts
>on what these terms would have meant to Paul ?



    You might consult my 1982 U. of Chicago dissertation "As I Teach Everywhere
in Every Church:  A Stuidy of the Communication of Morals in Paul" (unpub.) and
my article Catalogues and Context, I Corinthians 5 and 6 (New Testament
Studies, 34(1988) 622-629.

                                                        Peter Zaas
                                                        Siena College