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Two Churches: England and Italy in the Thirteenth Century, with an Additional Essay by the Author.
This book is not meant to be a definitive exploration of the whole of the two churches in any case. The attempt would be absurd. But the book is not meant, either, to be an intense exploration of "certain aspects" of the two churches. It is meant rather to be an extended essay about the connected differences between the two churches, to use "aspects" as touchstones for com ...more
ebook, 432 pages
Published February 10th 1988 by Perseus - Ucal Pod
(first published January 1st 1988)
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Feb 09, 2010 Victoria rated it it was ok · review of another edition
Possibly one of the most poorly written works of history ever. Thoroughly unreadable prose, and an argument for the administrative irrelevance of the Italian episcopacy (versus the administrative coherence of the English episcopacy) that is based almost entirely on silence in the sources rather than actual sources.