Medieval Clerical Celibacy, Part 1: The Start, Hypocrisy, and Attempts at Reform

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Clerical Celibacy’s Beginnings

The Hypocrisy of Enforcing Clerical Celibacy

The Church Gets Serious (Sort Of)

Source:

Thibodeaux, Jennifer D. The Manly Priest Clerical Celibacy, Masculinity, and Reform in England and Normandy, 1066–1300. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.

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