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It does so primarily as a result of the research of the past half-century into the vast body of canonistic glosses to which Figgis himself had little access (many of those glosses, indeed, have still to be edited).
57) I would suggest, as one striking illustration, the use the theologian Pierre d'Ailly made of the canonistic glosses of Guido de Baysio, Hostiensis and Johannes Monachus in developing a conception of the church as a mixed monarchy that is very close in intention (if not in legal precision) to that developed on a similar basis by his fellow conciliarist, the distinguished canonist Francesco Zabarella: see Oakley, Political Thought of Pierre d'Ailly, pp.
This dialectical method characterized canonistic as well as Romanist thinking.
SCHMUGGE, <<The canonistic tradition of Leo IX's "Relatum est" (JL 4269)>>, Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Medieval Canon Law (P.
10) Bohm-Bawerk's monumental 1884 publication, History and Critique of Interest Theories, contained chapters such as "Resistance of Economic Practice to the Canonistic Prohibition of Interest," "Victory in the Netherlands of School of Economists Who Approved of Interest," and "Backwardness of the Romance Countries: French Legislators and Writers Cling Tenaciously to the Canonistic Doctrine.
Burns, "Knox: Scholastic and Canonistic Echoes," in John Knox, ed.
Virginia Gingerick Berry (New York, 1948), 94-95; also see James Brundage, "The Votive Obligations of Crusaders: The Development of a Canonistic Doctrine," Traditio 24 (1968):93; Riley-Smith, The Crusades, 111; Tyerman, Invention of the Crusades, 81-83; Villehardouin, La Conquete, 22-24; Queller and Madden, The Fourth Crusade, 1-20; James M.
Canonistic ingenuity and exaltation of papal power played a dominant part.
Cushing's Papacy and Law in the Gregorian Revolution: The Canonistic Work of Anselm of Lucca (Oxford: Clarendon, 1998).
Richard Kay, turning to the much disputed question of Innocent's canonistic abilities, concludes with new evidence that Innocent was principally a theologian and not a trained canon lawyer.
Building on the specialized studies published around the nine hundredth anniversary of Anselm's death, Cushing's book offers the English reader a solid introduction to current scholarship on the life and thought of this key figure in Gregory VII's circle as well as several provocative interpretations of the meaning and polemical function of Anselm's canonistic work.
Perhaps the theme of apostolic protest is a healthy antidote to a half-century of canonistic research touched off by Tierney and Vatican II, and if Ryan's work is seen more as a complement than a contradiction, a bringing closer together of two seminal theorists, Tierney and Ladner, we may take this succinct and tightly argued presentation as a pointer to new directions of synthesis for a future that is not likely to have heard the last of Gerson or the conciliar movement.
The extent of scholastic and canonistic influence on Knox's political thought is a matter of debate.