The Early Development of Canon Law and the Council of Serdica by Hamilton Hess

The Early Development of Canon Law and the Council of Serdica

byHamilton Hess

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When first published in 1958, The Canons of the Council of Sardica, AD 343 at once became the standard account of the canons passed by the Western bishops assembled at Serdica in 343 and the thinking on Church matters that lay behind them. In this new edition Hamilton Hess has updated hisaccount in the light of recent literature and translated all quotations into English to reach a wider audience. There is also a new section on the development of canons in the early Church from local provisions to general rules, and an appendix with the full texts of the canons in the originalLatin, in the Greek translation, and in the recasting by Theodours Diaconus, together with English translations of all three.

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Hamilton Hess is Professor Emeritus, Department of Theology, University of San Francisco
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Title:The Early Development of Canon Law and the Council of SerdicaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:292 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.86 inPublished:October 1, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. The Conciliar Movement2. The Emergence of Canonical Legislation3. The Development of an Ecclesiastical Rule of LawPart II. Serdica: The Council and its Canons4. The Council at Serdica5. Historical and Textual Problems6. Early Textual Transmission and DevelopmentPart III. Studies in Interpretation7. The Appointment of Bishops8. The Translation of Bishops and Other Clergy9. The Appeal Canons10. Episcopal Visits to the Imperial CourtTable 1The Numbering Systems of the Serdican CanonsAppendixTexts and Translations of the Serdican Canons