A History of the Papacy During the Period of the Reformation Paperback

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A History of the Papacy During the Period of the Reformation

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Mandell Creighton's five-volume study of the papacy during the Reformation was first published between 1882 and 1894. Lytton Strachey paid an indirect compliment to Creighton's work by remarking that 'the biscuit is certainly dry; but at any rate there are no weevils'. Creighton (1843-1901) was an academic and an ordained Anglican. Having studied at Oxford and spent time in the parish of Embleton in Northumberland, he was appointed the first Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Cambridge, became Bishop of Peterborough and ended his career as Bishop of London. Volume 2 (1882) focuses on the controversial Council of Basel (1431-49) and its struggle with Eugenius IV over the crucial issue of papal authority as against both conciliar rule and the secular powers of Europe. The volume ends with the death in 1464 of Pius II.

A History of the Papacy During the Period of the Reformation by Mandell Creighton was published by Cambridge Library Collection in February 2011. The ISBN for A History of the Papacy During the Period of the Reformation is 9781108041072.

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Page last updated 16th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherCambridge Library Collection (February 2011)
Weight730g
Number of Pages580
Thickness33 mm
Height216 mm
Width140 mm
ISBN9781108041072
ISBN-101108041078
Product Code4027517
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