THE CHURCH IN CRISIS: A History of the General Councils: 325-1870

Mgr. Philip Hughes, "The Church in Crisis: A History of the General Councils, 325 - 1870.
A comprehensive survey of the origins, accomplishments and significance of the twenty General Councils of the Church. Explains the nature and function of General Councils, and tells how each was called and what it accomplished, in the context of the climate of the times, the men who took part, and the intellectual currents which lay behind the final pronouncements.

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