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A history of the popes : from Peter to the present / John W. O'Malley
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282.092 O54H
Lanham, Md. : Sheed & Ward, c2010.
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xvi, 351 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Part I: From the margins to the center of the Roman world -- Peter : bishop of Rome? -- After Peter and Paul -- Constantine : the thirteenth apostle -- Prosperity to crisis : Damasus and Leo the Great -- Gregory the great -- Part II: Bringing order out of chaos -- Greeks, Lombards, Franks -- Charlemagne : savior or master? -- Their darkest hour -- Saving the papacy from itself -- Gregory VII : who's in charge here? -- Part III: Development, decline, disarray -- Compromises, crusades, councils, concordats -- Innocent III : vicar of Christ -- Boniface VIII : big claims, big humiliation -- Avignon : the Babylonian captivity -- Three popes at a time : the great western schism -- Part IV: Renaissance and Reformation -- Restored papacy -- Renaissance popes -- Luther, Leo, and the aftermath -- Paul III : a turning point -- Five popes and a council -- New Rome -- Part V: Into the modern era -- Storm breaks -- Pius VII : bowed down and raised up -- Beleaguered, infallible, and prisoner again -- Leo XIII : searching for solutions -- Pius X : confronting modern culture -- Part VI: Papacy as a global institution -- War, peace, fascism -- Pius XII : saint or sinner? -- John XXIII : peace and reconciliation -- Paul VI : in a tight spot -- John Paul II : the world is my parish.
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9781580512275 (cloth : alk. paper)
1580512275 (cloth : alk. paper)
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