Item description for Medieval Church Councils in Scotland by Donald Elmslie Roberts Watt...
Uniquely in the kingdoms of western Christendom, the Scottish bishops obtained authority, in 1225, to hold inter-diocesan meetings without a supervisory archbishop, and continued to meet in this way for nearly 250 years. Donald Watt provides an authoritative study of these church councils from the Latin and English records based on original sources.In addition to creating an original work of considerable historical interest, Professor Watt brings discussion of the councils and their significance into the broader context of Scotland's political, legal, ecclesiastical and social situation over a long period.An important contribution to Scottish church history and to its influence on contemporary affairs.>
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Studio: T. & T. Clark Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.68" Width: 5.52" Height: 0.86" Weight: 0.81 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2000
Publisher T. & T. Clark Publishers
ISBN 056708731X ISBN13 9780567087317
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More About Donald Elmslie Roberts Watt
Donald E. R. Watt is Emeritus Professor of Scottish Church History at the University of St Andrews.