How the Pope Became Infallible: Pius IX and the Politics of Persuasion

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1981 - Religion - 383 pages
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Contents

The Infallibility
1
Foreword to the First Edition
27
Sacred Books
33
The French Revolution Changes
39
Waiting for Nineteen Centuries?
50
Infallibilists on the Attack
57
Pius IX
105
A Free Council?
129
No More Serious Misgivings?
209
Social and Religious Repercussions
237
The Ideology of Vatican I
275
A Hundred Years After the Death
285
Defensive Reaction
294
Were the Councils Free?
302
Revise the First Vatican Council?
308
Open Letter to Pope John Paul II
314

The Arguments For and Against
147
Jesus Prays That Peters Faith
151
Pope Honorius I Condemned as a Heretic
165
History Misused
181
Rome Forces Compliance
195
Notes
341
Select Bibliography
355
Picture Credits
385
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