The Resource Leo the Great and the spiritual rebuilding of a universal Rome, by Susan Wessel

Leo the Great and the spiritual rebuilding of a universal Rome, by Susan Wessel

Label
Leo the Great and the spiritual rebuilding of a universal Rome
Title
Leo the Great and the spiritual rebuilding of a universal Rome
Statement of responsibility
by Susan Wessel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Leo the Great was a major figure of the late Roman world whose life and work were profoundly intertwined with the political crisis of his day. This book argues that his achievement was to transform the church not only in the practical level of administrative organization, but in the more fluid realm of thought and idea
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
270.2092
Index
no index present
LC call number
BX1047
LC item number
.W47 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae,
Series volume
v. 93
Label
Leo the Great and the spiritual rebuilding of a universal Rome, by Susan Wessel
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to Leo the Great and the late Roman world that was his stage -- The study of Leo the Great -- Imperial regimes and the Roman Senate -- Structure of the empire in Italy and the West -- Ecclesiastical administration -- Advance of the barbarian kingdoms -- Survey of the life of Leo the Great -- The relationship between Rome and the western churches -- A controversy develops with the See of Arles in Southern Gaul -- Eclesiastical law is debated and settled in North Africa -- Priscillianis misconfronted in Spain -- The Vicariate of Illyricum -- Persecution and discipline in Italy -- The idea ofjustice and its bearing upon law and mercy -- Justice and its human failings -- Ecclesiastical law as the expression of justice -- The practical manifestation ofjustice in the application of mercy -- Suffering, compassion, and the care of the poor -- The theology of poverty, charity, and altruism -- The humanity of Christ as a model for compassion -- Assembling a christology -- Polemics shape the development of Christ's human nature -- The quality of Christ's humanity -- Christ as example -- The symmetry of justice -- Overturning the Robber Synod and preserving Christ's human nature -- Negotiating with the Imperial Court -- Enlisting the help of the bishops -- Elaboration of the Roman Primacy -- The idea of Apostolic succession and the Primacy of Rome -- The controversy over the 28th Canon -- The focus shifts to Anatolius -- Striving for unity after Chalcedon -- Eliciting the support of the eastern Imperial Court -- The apocrisiarius in Constantinople -- Arenewed correspondence with Anatolius -- The'City of God' unfolds in history -- Christian intellectuals respond to the sack of Rome in 410 -- Anewidea of his Tory emerges
Control code
ocn593337378
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 422 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004170520
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1163/ej.9789004170520.i-422
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25665078
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)593337378
  • pebcs1282602403

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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