Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 June 2017

312 Pages | 13 HT

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198729198

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (01)

The Pope and the Professor

Pius IX, Ignaz von Dollinger, and the Quandary of the Modern Age

Thomas Albert Howard

  • Offers the first major treatment of the German Catholic theologian and historian Ignaz von Dollinger (1799-1890) in the English language
  • Provides nuanced historical contextualization of the events, topics, and personalities
  • Compares Dollinger's story to Martin Luther's break with Rome and the "Galileo affair" of the seventeenth century in terms of intellectual and religious drama
  • Based on extensive archival research in Munich, Bonn, London, Cambridge, and Rome