This comprehensive study of efforts by the German episcopacy to effect reform in the spirit of the Fourth Lateran Council (1215) reveals both enthusiasm for and indifference to the injunctions of Pope Innocent III who sought through the Council and the ensuing activities of the episcopacy a regeneration of the medieval Church.By far the greatest number of documents which refer to diocesan synods in Germany before 1215 fall into these categories. ... for the diocese of Paris sometime between 1 196 and 1208 as instructions for his 576 Hinschius, KR III 587; Hilling, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The German Episcopacy and the Implementation of the Decrees of the Fourth Lateran Council, 1216-1245|
|Author||:||Paul B. Pixton|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 1995|