Kern proves that although he was an antipapal
polemicist, Sarpi's insistence on strict interpretive protocols "[upheld] the Church's understanding of words ...
Guerrero, the reason [Eulogio] Despujol had exiled Rizal was because of the antipapal
pamphlets found in the luggage of his sister, who arrived with him from Hong Kong, and not because he suspected him of planning to lead a revolution.
(35) While accepting Dante's clear condemnation of Dolcino, we must register that the antipapal
language that Dolcino issues finds echo in Dante's own withering criticism of popes and other church figures whom he finds failing in their sacred mission.
He discusses its obscure origins among late medieval heretics in Rome, its adoption as an antipapal
cartoon in Bohemia, its explication as a symbol of Lutheran opposition to Catholic practices and teachings, its interpretation as a figure of the papal Antichrist, its representation in wonder-books as a warning of the imminent apocalypse, and its use by Protestant and Catholic polemicists for propaganda.
Upon his choosing the name, there was some confusion as to whether he would be known as John XXIII or John XXIV; in response, he declared that he was John XXIII, thus affirming the antipapal
status of anti-Pope John XXIII.
Record of Henry's attendance in 1535 at an antipapal
interlude that dramatized himself attacking the bishops might also have some relevance for the Epiphany interlude.
More than simply an expression of antipapal
sentiment, however, the rioters' excessive violence, Dickens's novel suggests, is symptomatic of a state already plagued by a general disregard for human life.
In particular, I agree with his point that the two foundational political stories pertain to a local European political settlement--the construction of anti-imperial and antipapal
rationales for a secularized territorial political order--and thus can only issue in a regional normative ordering of politics.
The commentaries of some sections--particularly the Book of Revelation--had a clear polemical, antipapal
The fifteenth-century manifestation of the Ploughman is clearly and strangely orthodox, and the sixteenth-century manifestation is plainly and vituperatively antipapal