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The Government of the Church in the Twelfth Century

Colin Morris

in The Papal Monarchy: The Western Church from 1050 to 1250

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269250
eISBN:
9780191600708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269250.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

An enriched vocabulary of papal power was becoming evident. The right of the curia to hear appeals from all church courts was extended. At the same time the effective control of the local churches ... More


Ecclesiastical monarchy or monarchies?

Alison Forrestal

in Fathers, Pastors and Kings: Visions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-century France

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069765
eISBN:
9781781700594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069765.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the dispute among the bishops, the lower clergy and the papacy concerning episcopal authority in France during the seventeenth century. It suggests that the dispute represented ... More


Catholic renewal and episcopal traditions in the sixteenth century

Alison Forrestal

in Fathers, Pastors and Kings: Visions of Episcopacy in Seventeenth-century France

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069765
eISBN:
9781781700594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069765.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the episcopal and Catholic renewal traditions in France during the sixteenth century. By the turn of the sixteenth century, French prelates had a variety of sources on which to ... More


Bishops, Teachers, and Martyrs: The Shaping of Episcopal Authority in an Age of Persecution (Demetrius to Peter I)

Stephen J. Davis

in The Early Coptic Papacy: The Egyptian Church and Its Leadership in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774248306
eISBN:
9781617970436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248306.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the shaping of Episcopal authority in the Egyptian Church during the Age of Persecution. It focuses on the relationship between the Episcopal leadership and the church's ... More


“Presumptuous Renegades”: Controlling Priests and Congregations

John R. Dichtl

in Frontiers of Faith: Bringing Catholicism to the West in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124865
eISBN:
9780813135106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124865.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Substantial authority was exercised by Father John Baptist Causse as he proved to have fulfilled the frontier priest's key responsibilities. However, he also took advantage of his position for ... More


“Sanctify Thy Hand by the Blow”: Problematizing Episcopal Power

Michael Gaddis

in There Is No Crime for Those Who Have Christ: Religious Violence in the Christian Roman Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241046
eISBN:
9780520930902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241046.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter turns to the late antique bishop, a figure of Christian leadership in whom the holiness of the world-renouncing ascetic saint and the worldly power of the secular magnate met in an ... More


The Bishops: Adaptation and Action

Joseph Bergin

in Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter shows how the reform of the church that was so universally demanded across sixteenth-century Europe depended crucially on the clergy, regardless of the conflicting views that emerged ... More


Biblical Interpretation and Alexandrian Episcopal Authority in the Early Christian Fayoum

Gawdat Gabra

in Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis: Essays from the 2004 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society in Honor of Martin Krause

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774248924
eISBN:
9781617970443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774248924.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Alexandrian Episcopal authority and biblical interpretation in the early Christian period in the Fayoum Oasis in Egypt. It investigates how allegory was used to reinforce ... More


Holy Bishops in Late Antiquity: The Nature of Christian Leadership in an Age of Transition

Claudia Rapp

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242968
eISBN:
9780520931411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242968.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

Between the years 300 and 600, Christianity experienced a momentous change from persecuted cult to state religion. One of the consequences of this shift was the evolution of the role of the bishop—as ... More


Celebrity

Andrew S. Jacobs

in Epiphanius of Cyprus: A Cultural Biography of Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520291126
eISBN:
9780520964983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291126.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter uses the career of Epiphanius of Cyprus to raise questions about our assumptions regarding episcopal authority. More specifically, it considers how we might utilize Epiphanius's ... More


‘Happy the people whose God is the Lord’ (Psalm 32:12): The Church in Early Medieval Scotland

Gilbert Márkus

in Conceiving a Nation: Scotland to 900 AD

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748678983
eISBN:
9781474435208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678983.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the evidence for very early Christianity among British, Gaelic and Pictish societies, and the conversion of Anglo-Saxons. It explores the limited evidence for the beliefs and ... More


Empowering the People of God: John Cardinal Dearden’s Church of Tomorrow

Samuel J. Thomas

in Empowering the People of God: Catholic Action before and after Vatican II

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254002
eISBN:
9780823261154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254002.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Samuel Thomas explores the role played by John Cardinal Dearden of Detroit in helping develop a new understanding of the lay apostolate in the Vatican II era. Through Dearden’s pronouncements and ... More


The Richelieu Effect

Joseph Bergin

in Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300207699
eISBN:
9780300210460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207699.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes the politico-religious situation when Cardinal Richelieu was chief minister. In 1625, an assembly of the clergy issued a manifesto that defined episcopal authority and ... More


English Presbyterianism 1590–1640

Polly Ha

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759878
eISBN:
9780804776936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759878.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book offers an alternative interpretation of pre-Civil War England, challenging the standard narrative that English Presbyterianism was successfully extinguished from the late sixteenth century ... More


“A Garden Enclosed, a Fountain Sealed”: The Church as Closed Community in Cyprian and the Donatists

Karl Shuve

in The Song of Songs and the Fashioning of Identity in Early Latin Christianity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198766445
eISBN:
9780191821325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766445.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies, Biblical Studies

This chapter argues for Cyprian’s importance in the history of the Song’s interpretation. It is shown that Song 4:12 and 6:8 were crucial texts in his defense of the practice of rebaptism, and that ... More


Reforms, Semi-Reforms, and the Silencing of Women Religious in the Tenth Century

Steven Vanderputten

in Dark Age Nunneries: The Ambiguous Identity of Female Monasticism, 800-1050

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715945
eISBN:
9781501715976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715945.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter reviews the evidence for institutional and spiritual reform in women's communities, and makes three key observations. First, that bishops in particular relied on reform as a way of ... More


Conclusion

Peter Lake and Michael Questier

in All Hail to the Archpriest: Confessional Conflict, Toleration, and the Politics of Publicity in Post-Reformation England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198840343
eISBN:
9780191875922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840343.003.0020
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The concluding chapter sums up the arguments of the book and points towards the long-term significance of the Archpriest Controversy for the later relations between the English Catholics and the ... More


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