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Conciliarism
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Church assemblies have played a major role in the resolution of conflicts within Christianity since the 3rd century (→councils and synods). After the Constantinian turn, the episcopal assemblies acted as the legislative …

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Karl Ubl, “Conciliarism”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 23 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033685>
First published online: 2016



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