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Brian Tierney

Born: 1-May-1922
Birthplace: Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Origins of Papal Infallibility

Military service: RAF (1941-46)

    University: PhD, Cambridge University (1951)
    Professor: Catholic University of America (1951-59)
    Professor: Medieval History, Cornell University (1959-77)
    Professor: Humanistic Studies, Cornell University (1977-)

    American Catholic Historical Association President

Author of books:
Foundations of the Conciliar Theory: The Contribution of the Medieval Canonists from Gratian to the Great Schism (1955, religion)
Medieval Poor Law: A Sketch of Canonical Theory and Its Application in England (1959, law)
The Crisis of Church and State, 1050-1300 (1964, religion)
Origins of Papal Infallibility, 1150-1350: A Study on the Concepts of Infallibility, Sovereignity and Tradition in the Middle Ages (1972, religion)

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