6 edition of The Great Popes Through History found in the catalog.
by Greenwood Pub Group
Written in English
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This is almost as much a history of the last years, particularly of Europe, as it is a history of the Papacy. John Julius Norwich has taken a chronological approach to this work, starting with St Peter, and proceeding through each Pope, and anti - /5(95). You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.
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The Great Popes through History is a thoroughly researched set providing biographical material on 46 selected popes as well as a substantial bibliography. The entire year history of the papacy is divided into five eras: early, medieval, Renaissance and Author: Frank J.
Coppa. The Great Popes Through History: An Encyclopedia, Volume II [Coppa, Frank J.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Great Popes Through History: An Encyclopedia, Volume IIAuthor: Frank J.
Coppa. Get this from a library. The great popes through history: an encyclopedia. [Frank J Coppa;] -- Unlike other references that cover all the popes, or the papacy in general with only examples from various popes, the two-volume encyclopedia presents longer.
^IThe Great Popes Through History^R is an impressive work that blends both depth of scholarship and breadth of historical insight in a remarkably concise yet thorough manner. Professor Coppa demonstrates once again an infectious passion for the papacy as one of the truly great institutions shaping the history of our world.
17 rows This chronological list of popes corresponds to that given in the Annuario Pontificio. The great popes through history: an encyclopedia.
Responsibility edited by Frank J. Coppa. Concentrating on the most important popes, this work provides an overview of one of the oldest and most influential institutions.
The book focuses exclusively on those popes who played a crucial role not only in the institution of the papacy, but. BOOK REVIEWS THE GREAT POPES THROUGH HISTORY: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA, 2 VOLS. Frank J. Coppa, ed.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, Illustrated, hardcover, oversized, 7 IOV2 inches, pp. XVTI +$ These volumes are a contribution to the history of the papacy. Of the popes who are chronologically listed, 46 are highlighted in individual.
Of course, in the 2,year history of the Vatican, not all its popes have been as celebrated or righteous. There have been usurpers, greedy spendthrifts and centuries, the papacy. A Dark History: The Popes reveals the darkest deeds of the papacy: the murky and immoral past of the throne of St.
Peter. The darkness of the papal history The papacy is the longest-lasting elected office in the world, and the vast majority of popes have been good and honest Christians/5. This course provided great historical analysis covering: The evolution of the office of the Papacy from the origins seen in Peter to Pope Benedict in - Popes bumping heads with the Byzantine emperors in the early centuries of Christianity - Alliance of the Popes and the Franks (highlighted by Charlemagne crowned as emperor) - Relations.
These popes are in the history books for all the wrong reasons. Saints and Sinners: A History of the Popes by Eamon Duffy (first published in3rd edition published ) An all encompassing history of the papacy from its beginnings nearly years ago.
The third edition includes an extended final chapter covering the last years of Pope John Paul II and the election of Benedict XVI. A History of the Popes tells the story of the oldest living institution in the Western world-the papacy. From its origins in Saint Peter, Jesus' chief disciple, through Pope Benedict XVI today, the popes have been key players in virtually all of the great dramas of the western world in the last two thousand years/5.
The Popes: A History has been added to your Basket I was baffled by how all the Pope and Anti-Pope struggles occurred- you may have not considered buying this book. Do change your mind. This is a great read that gives a huge insight into the evolution of Europe.
It is an illuminating, entertaining canter through history that frequently had /5(). A History of the Popes tells the story of the oldest living institution in the Western world—the papacy.
From its origins in Saint Peter, Jesus' chief disciple, through Pope Benedict XVI today, the popes have been key players in virtually all of the great dramas of the western world in the last two thousand years/5(4).
A History of the Popes tells the story of the oldest living institution in the Western world-the papacy. From its origins in Saint Peter, Jesus' chief disciple, through Pope Benedict XVI today, the popes have been key players in virtually all of the great dramas of the western world in the last two thousand years/5().
With the recent election of Pope Francis, it’s a fitting time to look back on the history of popes in the Catholic have been Author: Simon Assaad. Encounter History's Great Popes. In Popes and the Papacy, you discover the stories of the numerous men who defined the papacy, starting with its founder, Peter, and traveling through the current pope, Benedict XVI, elected in April of While some popes were remarkable, interesting, impressive, and memorable, others were regrettable/5(98).
A History of the Popes tells the story of the oldest living institution in the Western world—the papacy. From its origins in Saint Peter, Jesus' chief disciple, through Pope Benedict XVI today, the popes have been key players in virtually all of the great dramas of the western world in the last two thousand : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
With the election of Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio as Pope Francis inthere have been popes in the history of the Catholic Church. The pope is the spiritual leader of Catholicism and the visible head of the Catholic is the successor to Saint Peter, the first among the apostles and the first pope of Rome.
Most Catholics go through life and never hear a word of reproach for any pope or member of the clergy. Yet the recorded history of the lives of the clerical hierarchy bears no resemblance to its modern-day portrayal, and the true stories of the popes in particular are among the most misrepresented in religious history.Since then, there have been more than occupants of the papal office.
The institution has endured through the defining moments of European history, including the split of the Roman Empire, the bloodbath of the crusades and the rise of the Italian Renaissance.papacy (pā´pəsē), office of the pope, head of the Roman Catholic is pope by reason of being bishop of Rome and thus, according to Roman Catholic belief, successor in the see of Rome (the Holy See) to its first bishop, St.
pope therefore claims to be the shepherd of all Christians and representative (vicar or vicegerent) of Christ.