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Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)
This study is occasioned by the fact that the fourth chapter of the treatise “De Unitate Ecclesias,” written by the Bishop of Carthage, St. Cyprian, about 251 A.D., has come down in two quite different forms. One version apparently bases the unity of the Church in explicit terms on the primacy of Peter over and above the authority of other bishops, while the other version speaks in more cautious and general terms of Peter as a symbol of unity and power in which all bishops share equally.
Bouman, Herbert John, "The Brief Study of the Double Edition of St Cyprian's DE UNITATE ECCLESIAE" (1955). Bachelor of Divinity. 455.
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