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How marriage became one of the sacraments :

the sacramental theology of marriage from its medieval origins to the Council of Trent /

Philip L. Reynolds.

Main Author: Reynolds, Philip Lyndon, 1950-
Format: Book
Language: English
Series: Law and Christianity.
Subjects: Marriage > History of doctrines > Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Sacraments > History of doctrines > Middle Ages, 600-1500.
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Table of Contents:
  • Marriage as a sacrament
  • Part I. Augustine. Marriage in Augustine's writings
  • Bonum prolis, bonum fidei: the utility of marriage
  • Bonum sacramenti: the sanctity and insolubility of marriage
  • Part II. Getting married: betrothal, consent, and consummation. Betrothal and consent
  • Consummation
  • From competing theories to common doctrine in the twelfth century
  • Part III. The twelfth century: origins and early development of the sacramental theology of marriage. Introduction to the sentential literature on marriage
  • The theology of marriage in the Sententiae
  • Hugh of Saint-Victor
  • The early doctrine of marriage as one of the sacraments
  • Part IV. The thirteenth and fourteenth centuries: development of the classical doctrine. Marriage as union
  • Scholastic sexual ethics
  • Marriage as a sacrament
  • The question of grace
  • Human contract and divine sacrament
  • Part V. The Council of Trent. On the eve of the general council
  • The sacrament of marriage at Bologna and Trent
  • Clandestine marriage: Bologna, 1547
  • Clandestine marriage: Trent, 1563.

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