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The General Councils: A History of the Twenty-One General Councils from Nicaea to Vatican II

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A succinct, up to date and chronological history of the 21 general councils, along with their major tasks, achievements and failures and their impact on their times.

Table of Contents

Developing doctrine : Nicaea I (325) to Constantinople III (680-681) — Prayer and politics : Nicaea II (787) and Constantinople IV (869-870) — Supervising the early church : disciplinary canons — Four Lateran councils : 1123-1215 — Power struggles : Lyons I (1245) to Vienne (1311-1312) — Supervising the medieval church : disciplinary canons — Councils vs. popes : Constance (1414-1418) and Basel-Ferrara-Florence-Rome (1431-1445) — Reform lost and regained : Lateran V (1512-1517) and Trent (1545-1563) — Papal infallibility : Vatican I (1869-1870) — Brave new world, brave new council : Vatican II (1962-1965).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780809140190
Author:
Bellitto, Christopher M.
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Religion - Church History
Subject:
Bible - Criticism Interpretation - General
Subject:
Councils and synods, Ecumenical.
Subject:
Christianity - Theology - Ecclesiology
Subject:
Christianity - History - General
Subject:
Christian Theology - Ecclesiology
Subject:
Christianity-Church History General
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
20051231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
9.02x6.04x.46 in. .59 lbs.

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