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Author Stephens, Christopher W. B. (Christopher William Barrow), 1982- author

Title Canon law and episcopal authority : the canons of Antioch and Serdica / Christopher W.B Stephens
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series Oxford theology and religion monographs
Oxford theology and religion monographs.
Summary This text begins with a close study of the canons of Antioch and proposes a new chronology for their composition. It then works from that conclusion to demonstrate the significance of canon law as a resource for understanding the early Church. Finally, it explores the nature and status of canon law in its early developmental period
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on May 26, 2015)
Subject Church history -- 4th century.
Canon law -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Church -- Authority -- History -- To 1500.
Councils and synods (Canon law) -- History -- To 1500.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191796548 (ebook)