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Papacy
(5,175 words)

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus ordered his disciples to refrain from judging (Matt. 7:1). More than a millennium later, the pope, who claimed the succession of the apostles, considered himself a "l…

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Karl Ubl, “Papacy”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages. Consulted online on 19 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_bema_SIM_033677>
First published online: 2016



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