This is a celebratory history of the Papacy, spanning 2000 years and tracing its development and achievements from the Dark and Middle Ages, through the Renaissance and Reformation to the modern age. The chronological structure allows for easy reference.
This is a celebratory history of the Papacy, spanning 2000 years and tracing its development and achievements from the Dark and Middle Ages, through the Renaissance and Reformation to the modern age. The chronological structure allows for easy reference.;The book features contributions from six eminent Catholic historians and an endorsement by a senior churchman.
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Paul Johnson was born in 1928. He edited the New Statesman in the 1960s and has written over forty books. His Modern Times, a history of the world from the 1920s to the 1990s, has been translated into more than fifteen languages. As well as a weekly column in the Spectator, he contributes to newspapers all over the world.
Table of Contents
Introdcution - "On this rock I shall build my church", Paul Johnson. The origins of the papacy, William Frend; popes and emperors, Robert Markus; the reform of the papacy, Uta Renate Blumenthal; papal monarchy, Robert Swanson; the Renaissance papacy, John W. O'Malley SJ; the Reformation - and the Counter-Reformation, A.H.T. Levi; the emergence of the modern papacy, Sheridan Gilley; the papacy in the 20th century, Michael J. Walsh. Afterword - into the next millennium, Paul Johnson.
The Papacy by Edited by Paul Johnson
Edited by Paul Johnson
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