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Councils of the Church : A Short History - Norman P. Tanner

Councils of the Church

A Short History

Paperback Published: 1st May 2001
ISBN: 9780824519049
Number Of Pages: 132

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The editor of the magisterial Decrees of the Ecumenical Councils provides the best overview of the councils available in English. Tanner covers the history of conciliar teaching, from the early and medieval councils to the Second Vatican Council, showing their abiding importance in the life of the church.

Note and Abbreviationsp. vii
Glossary of Termsp. ix
Mapp. xii
Introductionp. 1
Ecumenical Councils of the Early Churchp. 13
List of the Ecumenical Councilsp. 13
Participants and Structuresp. 15
Doctrinal Decrees: Nicaea I to Chalcedonp. 21
Doctrinal Decrees: Constantinople II to Nicaea IIp. 33
Canons Relating to Church Orderp. 36
Other Councilsp. 41
Conclusionp. 44
Medieval Councils: Lateran I to Lateran Vp. 46
Introductionp. 46
Papal Councils: Lateran I to Viennep. 51
Constance, Basel-Florence, and Lateran Vp. 64
Councils of the Modern Erap. 75
Introductionp. 75
Trentp. 77
Vatican Ip. 87
Vatican IIp. 96
Conclusion and the Futurep. 114
Bibliographyp. 120
List of Ecumenical and General Councilsp. 125
Indexp. 127
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ISBN: 9780824519049
ISBN-10: 0824519043
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 132
Published: 1st May 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 14.61  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.18