By Michelle Armstrong-Partida
Two hundred years after canon legislation prohibited clerical marriage, parish monks within the past due medieval interval persevered to shape unions with girls that have been marriage all yet in identify. In Defiant Priests, Michelle Armstrong-Partida makes use of facts from striking records in 4 Catalan dioceses to teach that holding a kin with a family companion used to be not just a customized entrenched in Catalan clerical tradition but in addition a vital part of priestly masculine identification, one who prolonged to the sporting of guns and use of violence to unravel disputes and search revenge, to intimidate different males, and to take care of their prestige and authority within the community.
From unpublished episcopal visitation files and inner diocesan files (including notarial registers, bishops' letters, dispensations for illegitimate beginning, and episcopal court docket records), Armstrong-Partida reconstructs the private lives and careers of Catalan parish monks to raised comprehend the pro identification and masculinity of churchmen who made up the proletariat of the biggest establishment throughout Europe. those untapped assets demonstrate the level to which parish clergy have been embedded of their groups, really their kinship ties to villagers and their usually contentious interactions with male parishioners and clerical colleagues. Defiant Priests highlights a clerical tradition that embraced violence and illuminates how the parish church may well develop into a battleground during which rivalries between clerics came about and younger clerics discovered from senior priests to meld the lay masculine beliefs that have been part of their daily tradition with the privilege and authority in their profession.
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