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  • Record Number: 2190
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Blumenthal , Uta-Renate.
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  • Title: Pope Gregory VII and the Prohibition of Nicolaitism [The author examines Gregory's efforts to eliminate nicolaitism, marriage by the clergy. Blumenthal also takes into consideration earlier legistlation and beliefs that valued clerical celibacy. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medieval Purity and Piety: Essays on Medieval Clerical Celibacy and Religious Reform.  Edited by Michael FrassettoGarland Medieval Casebooks Series.  Garland Publishing, 1998.  Pages 239 - 267.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Celibacy Clergy- Sexual Behavior Ecclesiastical Reform Gregory VII, Pope Marriage Popes
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 11
  • Related Resources: The labels of "conservative" and "reform-minded" are extremely dangerous within the context of the eleventh century. Gregory VII, so often labeled 'a revolutionary', emerges as indebted to clerical tradition in the essays of both Uta-Renate Blumenthal ("P
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  • Author's Affiliation: Catholic University of America
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815324308
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