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Itinerancy (Church polity)

  • Karriere und Hierarchieby Hans Beck

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 98.00

    Das Wichtigste im Leben eines römischen Aristokraten war seine Karriere. Im Konkurrenzkampf um Ansehen, Ehre und Ruhm konnte in der römischen Republik nur bestehen, wer von jungen Jahren an eine erfolgreiche politische Laufbahn einschlug, und das heißt: wer sich erfolgreich um die öffentlichen Ämter bewarb. In der mittleren Republik gab es jedoch keine... more...

  • Episcopal Appointments in England, c. 1214–1344by Katherine Harvey

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    Bishops were central figures in medieval society and the circumstances of their appointments are of great historical importance. This book considers the theory and practice of free canonical election in its heyday under Henry III and Edward I, and the nature of and reasons for the subsequent transition to papal provision. An analysis of the theoretical... more...

  • Episcopal Elections in Late Antiquityby Johan Leemans; Peter Van Nuffelen; Shawn W. J. Keough; Carla Nicolaye

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00

    The election of a new bishop was a defining moment for local Christian communities in Late Antiquity. This volume contributes to a reassessment of the phenomenon of episcopal elections from the broadest possible perspective, examining the varied combination of factors, personalities, rules and habits that played a role in the process. Building on the... more...

  • Episcopal Elections 250-600by Peter Norton

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 94.99

    A refutation of the conventional view that after the adoption of Christianity by the Roman empire the local community lost its voice in the appointment of bishops. Peter Norton argues that this right remained for longer than is normally assumed, with important consequences for our understanding of the administration of the later empire. - ;Peter Norton... more...

  • How to Make Great Appointments in the Churchby Claire Pedrick; Su Blanch

    SPCK 2010; US$ 16.03

    The book is designed to provide practical help to those involved in filling a vacancy, showing how to make it a good process and end with a good appointment. At the same time, it is useful to clergy seeking appointments, and senior clergy actually making the appointments. more...

  • Canon Law, Careers and Conquestby Jörg Peltzer

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 34.00

    A 2008 study of the politics of episcopal elections in twelfth- and thirteenth-century Normandy and Greater Anjou. more...

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