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That an accomplished canonist would write a pastoral manual further illustrates the close relationship between canon law and pastoral practice.
The chapters of the book include considerations of Old Testament law from the perspective of the New Testament and the rise of postapostolic authority in the early office of the bishop; the classical foundations of law and polity in ancient Greece and Rome; early Christian proto-canonical collections; the canonical Epistles of the twelve Eastern Fathers; Tertullian and Lactantius; Augustine; the development of the Eastern Church's synodal process; the canons of the Seven Ecumenical Councils; later Byzantine codifications of Roman imperial law; and the work of late Byzantine canonists.
Medieval canonists like Gratian, theologians like Peter Lombard, and later, Alexander III, subject marriage to much examination and scrutiny.
Besides the comments of the canonists, such an explicit assertion of her consent is found to my knowledge in only one other account: the allegorized version of the story in the preaching collection known as the Gesta Romanorum, where Lucretia is the fallen soul who "consents" to sin but then is moved to pierce itself with the "sword of penance.
During a break one American canonist boasted that he had defended a Catholic hospital in Phoenix Arizona against a bishop who chastised it for performing an abortion.
It seems that we have to wait for the twelfth-century canonists, and especially a famous decretal of Pope Adrian IV, for the simple declaration that since in Christ Jesus there is neither bond nor free, slaves might freely marry--but that brings us into an age when marriage had acquired, even in the eyes of celibate theologians, a sacramental aura of a positive kind.
Focusing on Nicholas of Cusa's De concordantia catholica and papal bulls and canonists of that period, Muldoon examines medieval Christian concepts of authority in the context of the fifteenth-century European expansion into the "New Worlds" of Africa and the Atlantic islands.
134) Lest humanistically educated clerics offer its poor Latin style as an excuse for not reading the divine office, Leo X asked Zaccarla Ferreri (1479-1524), a noted poet, theologian, canonist, and one of his domestic prelates, to revise the breviary (so as to remove any false meters and barbaric Latinity) and to rewrite it in good classical fashion.
I have been a canonist long enough to know that canon law never had a chance.
In his treatise on exchange, written for Savonarola, Fra Santi alludes to consultations with a prominent canonist and theologian, also belonging to the Dominican Order.
Toward the end of the last day, an American canonist commented that, although there seemed to be general disagreement with the Dallas Norms, everything she had heard during the previous three days tended to support them; i.
Canonist Martha Wegan informed Arturo Jurado, Jose Barba and Juan Vaca of the development in a Dec.
A few pages later (25), he quotes noted canonist John Beal saying "the majority of victims of clergy sexual abuse in the United States have been sixteen or seventeen years old when the abuse occurred.
As one canonist put it later: "Recent-day litigation and scandals are like the unpaid bills of the Church.
In recent times, his theology has been deemed derivative and his ability as a canonist severely called into question.