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Laymen in Priestly Robes

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

in Defiant Priests

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the extent to which parish clergy were embedded in their local community and considers how familial, social, and economic factors firmly bound clerics to a life that very much ... More


Hierarchy, Competition, and Conflict: The Parish as a Battleground

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

in Defiant Priests

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on priests, priors, and monks who fought against their religious colleagues to carve out status and privilege and to gain prestige within the hierarchy of the parish as well as ... More


Conclusion

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

in Defiant Priests

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This concluding chapter argues that medieval priests did not renounce their ministry and their ecclesiastical careers to marry and have families. Rather, in fourteenth-century Catalunya, parish ... More


Defiant Priests

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Two hundred years after canon law prohibited clerical marriage, parish priests in the late medieval period continued to form unions with women that were marriage all but in name. This book uses ... More


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