Council of Florence by Joseph Gill

By Joseph Gill

Initially released in 1959, this e-book offers an in depth research of the Council of Florence (originally often called the Council of Basel). The lifestyles of the Council, which operated in a number of types from 1431 until eventually the mid-fifteenth century, constituted a key occasion within the background of the Church, the repercussions of which are visible within the improvement of the Reformation. while earlier money owed had analysed the Council in a generalised demeanour or focused on particular points, this was once the 1st prolonged learn of its operations. Consummately researched, this ebook might be of worth to a person with an curiosity in ecclesiastical historical past.

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Ch. 60) is replaced by a sense of opposition. This is not to mention the wide theological variation within Roman Christianity evidenced still some decades later by the followers of Justin Martyr, Marcion, and the Christian Gnostic Valentinus, prominent leaders of Christian groups scattered throughout the city. And so it is difficult to draw conclusions about the au­ thorship of the letter. Its later attribution to the sole bishop of the city, Clement, may represent a "best guess" by later Christians, or may even have been an orthodox claim used to bolster their own position vis-a-vis other groups con­ tending for power in the church.

This is not to mention the wide theological variation within Roman Christianity evidenced still some decades later by the followers of Justin Martyr, Marcion, and the Christian Gnostic Valentinus, prominent leaders of Christian groups scattered throughout the city. And so it is difficult to draw conclusions about the au­ thorship of the letter. Its later attribution to the sole bishop of the city, Clement, may represent a "best guess" by later Christians, or may even have been an orthodox claim used to bolster their own position vis-a-vis other groups con­ tending for power in the church.

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