Patristic "presbyterianism" in the early medieval theology of sacred orders
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Published by Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Church history -- Primitive and early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Ordination -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementRoger E. Reynolds.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. [311]-342.
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15562808M

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Patristic literature, body of literature that comprises those works, excluding the New Testament, written by Christians before the 8th century. Patristic literature is generally identified today with the entire Christian literature of the early Christian centuries, irrespective of its orthodoxy or. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes. Contents. Clerics in the early Middle Ages - hierarchies and functions-- Christ as cleric - the ordinals of Christ-- "at sixes and sevens" - and eights and nines - the sacred mathematics of sacred orders in the early Middle Ages-- the subdiaconate as a sacred and superior order-- patristic "Presbyterianism" in the early . Table of Contents. Contents: Preface; Clerics in the Early Middle Ages: hierarchies and functions; Christ as cleric: the ordinals of Christ; ’At sixes and sevens’ - and eights and nines: the sacred mathematics of sacred orders in the early Middle Ages; The subdiaconate as a sacred and superior order; Patristic ’Presbyterianism’ in the early medieval theology of sacred orders; . What are Patristics, and why should we study them? Patristics, is a branch of theological study of the most prominent writings of the pastors and theologians of the Church from the end of the Apostolic period until the beginning of the Medieval period.

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