Recounts the history of an exceptional ninth-century religious outlaw, Gottschalk of Orbais-a priest who developed a controversial, Augustinian-based theology of predestination that directly contradicted Carolingian beliefs, showing how the Carolingian Empire preserved order within the Frankish Christian church through coercive reform.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (239-270) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The scandals of God's servant A monk against his Abbot, 829 Betrayal and injustice in the early 830's A missionary of grace, ca. 835-848 A theologian-martyr in 849 Letters from prison, 849-851 A master of subterranean dissent, 850's Resisting heresy unto death in the 860's Heresy and dissent in the Carolingian empire.
BT810.3 .G55 2017
Oxford ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.