Church, faith, and culture in the Medieval West.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The methodology of this study The Decretum The Decretum in the context of other medieval canon law books Who was Burchard of Worms? Finding Burchard's vision of canon law in the preface and the Decretum canons on jurisprudence The presentation of the Decretum's canons The authority of the Decretum's canons Eliminating conflicts between canons Presenting a comprehensive vision of the Church's law The result: the substantive law of Decretum books 6, 10, 11 and 12 Making sense of Burchard's textual alterations Theology and canon law around the year 1000.