Boniface and the Irish Heresy of Clemens

  title={Boniface and the Irish Heresy of Clemens},
  author={S. M. Meeder},
  journal={Church History},
  pages={251 - 280}
  • S. Meeder
  • Published 13 May 2011
  • History
  • Church History
One of the few Irishmen active on the Continent in the eighth century of whom we have some information was a priest (or bishop) named Clemens. Together with the Gaul Aldebert, this peregrinus was the subject of an extensive correspondence between Boniface and the pope, which eventually led to the condemnation of both men at the Roman Council of 745. The accusations brought against Clemens by Boniface display parallels with known Irish teachings and practices, as well as other allegations… 
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