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Simoniacal Entry into Religious Life from 1000 to 1260

A Social, Economic, and Legal Study

Joseph H. Lynch

Frontmatter, List of Abbreviations, and Acknowledgments
Introduction

  1. Monastic Economic Problems and the Reception of New Members
  2. Lay Needs and Entry into Religious Life
  3. Gifts from Entrants: The Beginnings of Criticism
  4. Entry Payments as Simony
  5. The Canonists and Simoniacal Reception
  6. Measures against Simoniacal Entry, 1163–1198
  7. Innocent III and Simoniacal Entry
  8. The Aftermath of the Fourth Lateran Council

Bibliography
Index

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