Belief and Reason: History of the Papacy, 400 Level
He is called the “Vicar of Christ,” “Holy Father,” and “His Holiness.” He wears white, and over one billion people think of him as infallible in matters of faith. He is the Bishop of Rome, the recognized leader of the Roman Catholic Church. The History of the Papacy iBook will present to the student the history of the papacy, from its beginnings over 2,000 years ago till today, and the changes in the papacy over the centuries. History is the story of how things change over time and students can, with the History of the Papacy, read how the papacy and the Church have responded to change. Arranged thematically, History of the Papacy exposes the saints and sinners of the papacy—those who led and those who failed.