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Jean Gerson, apostle of unity : his church politics and ecclesiology

Author: G H M Posthumus Meyjes
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston, Mass. : Brill, 1999.
Series: Studies in the history of Christian thought, v. 94.
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This study provides a new insight in the development and background of the church-political and ecclesiological ideas of the famous chancellor of the Paris University, Jean Gerson (1363-1429).

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Named Person: Jean Gerson; Jean Gerson; Jean de Gerson; Johannes Gerson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G H M Posthumus Meyjes
ISBN: 9004112960 9789004112964
OCLC Number: 41311045
Description: xiii, 435 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface List of illustrations Introduction PART I. GERSON'S CHURCH POLITICS 1. Gerson and the ecclesiastical policy of the University of Paris until 1395 2. First years as Chancellor of the University, 1395-1398 3. On the basis of substraction, 1398-1403 4. Obedience restored, 1403-1406 5. On the way to the Council of Pisa, 1406-1408 6. Gerson and the Council of Pisa, 1409 7. From Pisa to the Council of Constance, 1409-1418 PART II. GERSON'S ECCLESIOLOGY 8. Church and Law 9. Church, Hierarchy, and General Council I: The treatise De potestate ecclesiastica et de origine iuris et legum 10. Church, Hierarchy, and General Council II: The essentials of Gerson's ecclesiology 11. Church, Scriptures, andTradition 12. The Sources of Gerson's ecclesiology Conclusion Appendices I. The author of the treatise De concilio unius oboedientiae II. The dating of the Liber de vita spirituali animae III. Whom did Gerson hold up to Benedict XIII as a warning example in his sermon Apparuit gratia Dei IV. The dating of the sermon Vade in pace Abbreviations Bibliography Indexes Index of Biblical texts Index of legal texts Index of works of Gerson Index of persons Index of subjects, terms, and expressions
Series Title: Studies in the history of Christian thought, v. 94.
Responsibility: by G.H.M. Posthumus Meyjes ; translated by J.C. Grayson.

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'There is no doubt that this is [...] an extremely important contribution to Gerson scholarship and to the history of ecclesiology in the conciliar epoch.' Margaret Harvey, Journal of Theological Read more...

 
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