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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809140190
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 903,176
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

List of General Councils
Introduction 1
Bibliography 12
Pt. I Councils in the First Millennium
Ch. 1 Developing Doctrine: Nicaea I (325) to Constantinople III (680-681) 17
Ch. 2 Prayer and Politics: Nicaea II (787) and Constantinople IV (869-870) 31
Ch. 3 Supervising the Early Church: Disciplinary Canons 35
Bibliography 43
Pt. II Councils in the Middle Ages
Ch. 4 Four Lateran Councils: 1123-1215 49
Ch. 5 Power Struggles: Lyons I (1245) to Vienne (1311-1312) 57
Ch. 6 Supervising the Medieval Church: Disciplinary Canons 65
Bibliography 75
Pt. III Councils in the Era of Reformations
Ch. 7 Councils vs. Popes: Constance (1414-1418) and Basel-Ferrara-Florence-Rome (1431-1445) 81
Ch. 8 Reform Lost and Regained: Lateran V (1512-1517) and Trent (1545-1563) 96
Bibliography 112
Pt. IV Councils in the Modern Age
Ch. 9 Papal Infallibility: Vatican I (1869-1870) 117
Ch. 10 Brave New World, Brave New Council: Vatican II (1962-1965) 126
Bibliography 146
Conclusions 147
Index 153
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