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Synonyms for canon law

the body of codified laws governing the affairs of a Christian church

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Recto manuscript leaf of the Decretals of Gregory IX, with a gloss (Bologna, ca.
Christian soldiers seized Rome in the eighth century after the Donation of Constantine was inflicted and incorporated into the False Decretals (CE1907 vol.
The Decretals of Gregory IX became the first official publication of canon law as a whole and it remained the most important collection until the 1917 Code: id par 141-143, loc, 1081-1092, and Doyle and Rubino: Clergy Sexual Abuse Meets the Civil Law, Fordham Urban Law Journal (2003) Vol.
These included decretals, capitularies, and chancery records as well as chronicles, religious texts, art, and poetry.
Two years after the council Dollinger published Fables Respecting the Popes in the Middle Ages (1872), where he showed how leading clergy had been misled by the Donation of Constantine, the Pseudo-Isidorian Decretals, and other forgeries to make unhistorical and untrue claims for the papacy.
In the False Decretals by Pseudo-Isidore, one finds a forged letter of Pope Fabian of Rome (236-250).
From the birth of the Carolingian Empire in the year 800 onwards the gifts of Pepin, the Donation of Constantine and the False Decretals were assiduously used by the pontiffs to consolidate their power.
Among the topics are Carl Becker and the liberal paradox, the persistence of civil religion in modern Canada, contrasting Hindu nationalism and the transformative visions of Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi, the pseudo-Isidorean decretals and church-stateconflict, and the impact of Justice and Development Party's policies on Turkey's secularist state structure.
Methodologically, the volume welcomes insight into eucharistic theology by exploring art, liturgical drama, architecture, legal decretals, folk feasts, popular piety, and devotional practices.
(21) The sharpest example of this is his introduction to De Cive: "It was the speech of the Roman people, to whom the name king had been rendered odious, as well by the tyranny of the Tarquians as by the genius and decretals of that city; it was the speech, I say, of the public, however pronouced from a private mouth (if yet Cato the censor were no more than such): that all kings are to be reckoned amongst ravenous beasts" (Hobbes 1991, 90).
It depicts Pope Gregory IX approving the Vatical Decretals - with a spitting image of Stallone looking on.
(45) In Apparatus in quinque libros Decretalium (Lyon 1535), glossing the decretal "Olim causam inter vos." Decretals, 2, 13, 12, nn.
(11) Parts of the Doctrine of Addai are translated in Alexander Roberts and James Donaldson, eds., The Twelve Patriarchs, Excerpts and Epistles, the Clementia, Apocrypha, Decretals, Memoirs of Edessa, and Syriac Documents, Remains of the First Ages, rev.