Church, Book, And Bishop
Conflict And Authority In Early Latin Christianity
This book narrates a number of stories from the early clerical history of the church to illustrate how authority came to be shared among the institutions of church, book, and bishop. It is intended for a wide range of readers, including scholars, students.
Table of Contents
Explorations Contemporary Perspectives on Religion -- Introduction -- Order over Error -- Tertullian -- Leadership: Bishops, Councils, and Emperors -- Augustine -- Authority and Humility -- Conclusion -- Suggestions for Further Reading -- About the Book and Author