Popes, Cardinals and War

Popes, Cardinals and War

The Military Church in Renaissance and Early Modern Europe

eBook - 2006
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Atlas Books
In this lively and compelling history, D.S. Chambers examines popes and cardinals over several centuries who not only preached war but also put it into practice as military leaders. Engaging and stimulating, and using references to scripture and canon law as well as a large range of historical sources, Chambers throws light on these extraordinary and paradoxical figures -- men who were peaceful by vocation but contributed to the process of war with surprising directness and brutality -- as well as illuminating many aspects of the political history of the Church.



Gardners
Can Christian clergy - the archetypal men of peace - also be warriors? In this history, the author examines over several centuries popes and cardinals who not only preached war but also put it into practice as military leaders. He uses references to scripture and canon law as well as a large range of historical sources.

McMillan Palgrave
In this lively and compelling history, D.S. Chambers examines popes and cardinals over several centuries who not only preached war but also put it into practice as military leaders. Engaging and stimulating, and using references to scripture and canon law as well as a large range of historical sources, Chambers throws light on these extraordinary and paradoxical figures -- men who were peaceful by vocation but contributed to the process of war with surprising directness and brutality -- as well as illuminating many aspects of the political history of the Church.



Eloquence
In this lively and compelling history, D.S. Chambers examines popes and cardinals over several centuries who not only preached war but also put it into practice as military leaders. Engaging and stimulating, and using references to scripture and canon law as well as a large range of historical sources, Chambers throws light on these extraordinary and paradoxical figures -- men who were peaceful by vocation but contributed to the process of war with surprising directness and brutality -- as well as illuminating many aspects of the political history of the Church.



Publisher: London ; New York : Tauris ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
ISBN: 9781845111786
1845111788
9781429462556
1429462558
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xxii, 234 pages) : illustrations, maps

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