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The spiritual Franciscans : from protest to persecution in the century after Saint Francis

Author: David Burr
Publisher: University Park, Pa. Pennsylvania State Univ. Press [2003]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, David Burr offers a comprehensive history of the socalled Spiritual Franciscans, a protest movement within the Franciscan order. Burr shows that the movement existed as a more or less loyal opposition in the late 13th century, but by 1318 Pope John XXII and leaders of the order had combined to force it beyond the boundaries of legitimacy. At that point the loyal opposition turned into a heretical
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Burr
ISBN: 0271021284 9780271021287 0271023090 9780271023090
OCLC Number: 837045297
Description: XI, 427 Seiten
Responsibility: David Burr

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This work offers a comprehensive history of the so-called Spiritual Franciscans, a protest movement within the Franciscan order. Burr shows that the movement existed as a loyal opposition in the late  Read more...

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