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China in WW2

What was Gelasius's two-swords theory?


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December 23, 2010 1:32AM

According to Gelasius, God had created two symbolic swords. One of the swords was religious and the other was political. The pope should listen to the emperor in political matters, and the emperor ahould listen to the pope in religious matters. With that two leaders could share the power in harmony.