Keepers of the keys of heaven : a history of the papacy
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New York : Basic Books, [2009].
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Central Adult Nonfiction
262.13 COLLI
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One of the most enduring and influential of all human institutions, the papacy has also been amongst the most controversial. No one who seeks to make sense of modern issues within Christendomor, indeed, world historycan neglect the vital shaping role of the popes.

In Keepers of the Keys of Heaven, eminent religion scholar Roger Collins offers a masterful account of the entire arc of papal historyfrom the separation of the Greek and Latin churches to the contemporary controversies that threaten the unity of the one billion-strong worldwide Catholic community. A definitive and accessible guide to what is arguably the world’s most vaunted office,Keepers of the Keys of Heaven is essential reading for anyone interested in the role of faith in the shaping of our world.

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Book
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vi, 566 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Street Date:
0902.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0465011950 (alk. paper), 9780465011957 (alk. paper)

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Collins, R. (2009). Keepers of the keys of heaven: a history of the papacy. New York: Basic Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Collins, Roger, 1949-. 2009. Keepers of the Keys of Heaven: A History of the Papacy. New York: Basic Books.

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Collins, Roger, 1949-, Keepers of the Keys of Heaven: A History of the Papacy. New York: Basic Books, 2009.

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Collins, Roger. Keepers of the Keys of Heaven: A History of the Papacy. New York: Basic Books, 2009. Print.

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