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This volume from influential Anglican theologian Charles Gore covers the life and work of Pope Leo the Great, the man who famously negotiated with Atila the Hun for Rome’s safety. A Doctor of the Church, Leo wrote the influential tome that fleshed out Catholic Christology, and developed the doctrines of papal authority. Gore’s volume on Leo bolsters your library’s clout in patristics and church history, providing a thorough overview of the life and work of the third-longest reigning pope.

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Key Features

  • Surveys the life and works of Leo the Great
  • Provides information on patristics and church history for “ordinary English readers”
  • Presents engaging and accessible prose with scholarly backbone


  • The Age of Leo
  • The Church and the World
  • Leo and the Manichæans
  • Eutychianism
  • The Fourth General Council
  • Leo the Pope
  • Triumph and Death of Leo
  • Leo the Disciplinarian
  • Leo the Theologian
  • Leo and His Contemporaries

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About Charles Gore

Charles Gore (1853–1932) was educated at Harrow School and the University of Oxford. Gore later became fellow at Trinity College, Oxford, and vice principal at Cuddesdon Theological College. He later became the bishop of Worcester, the bishop of Birmingham, and the bishop of Oxford. Charles Gore published over 15 volumes of works including The Church and the Ministry, St. Paul’s Epistle to the Romans: A Practical Exposition (2 vols.), and The Body of Christ.

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