The General Councils: A History of the Twenty-One Church Councils from Nicaea to Vatican II / Edition 1

The General Councils: A History of the Twenty-One Church Councils from Nicaea to Vatican II / Edition 1

by Christopher M. Bellitto
     
 

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ISBN-13:
9780809140190
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.46(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of General Councils
Introduction1
Bibliography12
Pt. ICouncils in the First Millennium
Ch. 1Developing Doctrine: Nicaea I (325) to Constantinople III (680-681)17
Ch. 2Prayer and Politics: Nicaea II (787) and Constantinople IV (869-870)31
Ch. 3Supervising the Early Church: Disciplinary Canons35
Bibliography43
Pt. IICouncils in the Middle Ages
Ch. 4Four Lateran Councils: 1123-121549
Ch. 5Power Struggles: Lyons I (1245) to Vienne (1311-1312)57
Ch. 6Supervising the Medieval Church: Disciplinary Canons65
Bibliography75
Pt. IIICouncils in the Era of Reformations
Ch. 7Councils vs. Popes: Constance (1414-1418) and Basel-Ferrara-Florence-Rome (1431-1445)81
Ch. 8Reform Lost and Regained: Lateran V (1512-1517) and Trent (1545-1563)96
Bibliography112
Pt. IVCouncils in the Modern Age
Ch. 9Papal Infallibility: Vatican I (1869-1870)117
Ch. 10Brave New World, Brave New Council: Vatican II (1962-1965)126
Bibliography146
Conclusions147
Index153

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