Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 April 2017

368 Pages | 13 HT


ISBN: 9780198729198

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The Pope and the Professor

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

Thomas Albert Howard

  • Offers the first major treatment of the German Catholic theologian and historian Ignaz von Döllinger (1799-1890) in the English language
  • Provides nuanced historical contextualization of the events, topics, and personalities
  • Compares Döllinger'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