By WALTER ULLMANN
This vintage textual content outlines the improvement of the Papacy as an establishment within the center a long time. With profound wisdom, perception and class, Walter Ullmann strains the process papal historical past from the past due Roman Empire to its eventual decline within the Renaissance.
The concentration of this survey is at the establishment and the belief of papacy instead of person figures, spotting the shaping strength of the popes' roles that made them striking personalities. The transpersonal concept, Ullmann argues, sprang from Christianity itself and ended in the Papacy as an establishment sui generis.
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