The Councils of the Church: A Short History

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Crossroad, 2001 - Religion - 132 pages
The editor of the magisterial Decrees of the Ecumenical Councils provides the best overview of the councils available in English. Tanner covers the history of conciliar teaching, from the early and medieval councils to the Second Vatican Council, showing their abiding importance in the life of the church.

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Ecumenical Councils of the Early Church
Lateran I to Lateran V

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Tanner is lecturer in Medieval History at Campion Hall, Oxford University, and in Church History at Heythrop College, London University.

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