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Peter the Chanter, Innocent III and theological views on collective guilt and punishment

Clarke, Peter D. (2001) Peter the Chanter, Innocent III and theological views on collective guilt and punishment Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 52, (1), pp. 1-20.

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Innocent III regularised ecclesiastical usage of several penalties which punished the innocent along with the guilty, notably the interdict. His actions need to be understood in their intellectual as well as political context. It has long been thought that Peter the Chanter taught the future pope when he studied theology at Paris. This article presents evidence of the Chanter's radical influence on Innocent's attitude to collective guilt and punishment and compares their views with canonistic doctrine

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Published date: January 2001
Organisations: History


Local EPrints ID: 341141
ISSN: 0022-0469
PURE UUID: 3e86f0bb-4bf2-4e8a-ad55-84566057fcba

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Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:38

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Author: Peter D. Clarke

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