Harris, Matthew

Dr. Matthew Harris earned his PhD at the University of Birmingham.

Notion of Papal Monarchy in the Thirteenth Century: The Idea of Paradigm in Church History
2011 0-7734-1441-X
This work demonstrates that in the thirteenth century there existed a variety of beliefs concerning the papal office. It departs from previous books, which have argued that the hierocratic theory of papal monarchy was systematic in character and the dominant way of understanding the papacy.