Plenitude of Power: The Doctrines and Exercise of Authority in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Robert Louis Benson

Plenitude of Power: The Doctrines and Exercise of Authority in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Robert Louis Benson

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ISBN-13: 9781409479475
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 06/28/2013
Series: Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 18 MB
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About the Author

Robert C. Figueira is Professor of History at Lander University, Greenwood, South Carolina, USA.

Bruce C. Brasington, David A. Warner, Peter D. Diehl, Shannon M.O. Williamson, Robert C. Figueira, Joseph P. Huffman, James Muldoon, Lester L. Field Jr, John W. Bernhardt.


Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Congrega seniores provinciae: a note on a Hiberno-Latin canon concerning the sources of authority in ecclesiastical law, Bruce C. Brasington; Saints, pagans, war, and rulership in Ottonian Germany, David A. Warner; Henry VI, heresy, and the extension of imperial power in Italy, Peter D. Diehl; Pseudo-Dionysius, Gilbert of Limerick, and Innocent III: order, power, and constitutional construction, Shannon M.O. Williamson; The medieval papal legate and his province: geographical limits of jurisdiction, Robert C. Figueira; Potens et Pauper: charity and authority in jurisdictional disputes over the poor in medieval Cologne, Joseph P. Huffman; Auctoritas, Potestas, and world order, James Muldoon; Christendom before Europe? A historiographical analysis of 'political theology' in Late Antiquity, Lester L. Field Jr; 'I study power': the scholarly legacy of Robert Louis Benson with a bibliography of his published and unpublished works, John W. Bernhardt; Index.


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