Peter and the Papacy + The Council of Jerusalem + Rome's claim to universal jurisdiction + The seven ecumenical councils + The filioque and schism + The Papal revolution against collegial tradition of the Early Church + The Donation of Constantine + The new improved Mass of the modern, post-Vatican II Roman Catholic church and more.
Published February 1st 2002 by Regina Orthodox Press
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I loved this book. It was a very well-written summary of an extremely complex subject. I think over the next decade we'll see more of this. One by-product of the information age is that we are no longer bound by what we grew up knowing, or books and papers written with an agenda that are designed to preach to the choir. The actual history is out there for anyone to read. You can find websites and books that let you read the writings of the early Church for free! You can follow the historical Chu...more
Michael Whelton is an Orthodox writer. He is the author of the widely received Two Paths: Papal Monarchy—Collegial Tradition, in which he examines Rome’s claims of papal supremacy in the light of the teaching of the Orthodox Church.More about Michael Whelton...