Calvin's Appreciation of Gregory the Great

  title={Calvin's Appreciation of Gregory the Great},
  author={Lester K. Little},
  journal={Harvard Theological Review},
  pages={145 - 157}
  • L. K. Little
  • Published 1 April 1963
  • History
  • Harvard Theological Review
In 1861, a French priest published in Paris a pamphlet entitled “The Modern Papacy Condemned by Pope Saint Gregory the Great: Excerpts from the Works of Saint Gregory.” The author, René-François Guettée, was a Gallican, deeply involved in the so-called Roman Question. He proposed to demonstrate to his opponents, the advocates of absolute papal supremacy, that his side was really more orthodox because it conformed to the views of St. Gregory. From the letters of Gregory he drew support for his… 
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