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History of sacerdotal celibacy in the Christian church.

Henry Charles Lea

History of sacerdotal celibacy in the Christian church.

by Henry Charles Lea

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Published by University Books in New York .
Written in English


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First published 1867.

The Physical Object
Pagination611p.
Number of Pages611
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13690311M

*Schaff, Philip, History of the Christian Church, (Oak Harbor, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc.) The material has been carefully compared and corrected according to the Eerdmans reproduction of the edition by Charles Scribner's sons, with emendations by The Electronic Bible Society, Dallas, TX, Heid presents a penetrating and wide-ranging study of the historical data from the early Church on the topics of celibacy and clerical continence. He gives a brief review of recent literature, and then begins his study with the New Testament and follows it all the way to Justinian and the Council in Trullo in in the East and the fifth Price: $

Lea's Sacerdotal Celibacy in the Church. [Oct. this severe discipline, and the firm and often heroic resistance to it by the lower clergy, form one of the most interesting and instructive chap ters in ecclesiastical history. In the treatment of this subject Mr. Lea shows the same patient research, thorough scholarship, and critical.   3, did not consider the questions of celibacy and clerical marriage central to matters of Christian belief. Lea,, Sacerdotal Celibacy, 1: vi, claimed his book dealt with questions of morality and modes of thought, but it mainly amounted to an institutional history with little attention given to the underlying attitudes and ideas involved in Cited by: 6.

  In a scene that wouldn’t be amiss in Netflix’s The Two Popes, a standoff between the current Pope Francis and his predecessor, Benedict XVI, is playing out across the pontifical sticking point is the sexual relations of priests – or, lack thereof. In his forthcoming book, From the Depths of Our Hearts, the Pope Emeritus (the first retired pope to relinquish office in . In the present discussion within the Roman Catholic Church over the requirement of clerical celibacy, the arguments generally center on the ascetical value of the practice. Pope Paul VI speaks of celibacy as a “precious jewel” leading to a life of selflessness for the man who seeks to follow Jesus Christ in the priesthood.


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Extensive historical study on priestly celibacy,including reflections on ancient asceticism, the Ante-Nicene Church, the Council of Nicaea, Monachism, the Church and the Barbarians. An Historical Sketch of Sacerdotal Celibacy in the Christian Church, Online Novel, Short Stories, Classical Novels, Science Fiction, Children's Novel, Biographical, Religious Fiction, Inspiring Novel, Free Download.celibacy (sĕl´Ĭbəsē), voluntary refusal to enter the married state, with abstinence from sexual is one of the typically Christian forms of ancient Rome the vestal virgins were celibates, and successful monasticism has everywhere been accompanied by celibacy as an ideal.

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