Contemporary Catholic Theology: A Reader / Edition 1

Contemporary Catholic Theology: A Reader / Edition 1

by Michael A. Hayes
     
 

The contents of this volume offer the reader a broad insight into Catholic theology. Established as an indispensable introduction to six areas of study: The Old Testament, The New Testament, The Person of Jesus, The Church, Christian Morality, and The Sacraments. This collection provides key texts from some of the most distinguished writers in Catholic theology

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The contents of this volume offer the reader a broad insight into Catholic theology. Established as an indispensable introduction to six areas of study: The Old Testament, The New Testament, The Person of Jesus, The Church, Christian Morality, and The Sacraments. This collection provides key texts from some of the most distinguished writers in Catholic theology today.Contributors include: Philippe BTguerie and Claude Duchesneau, Christopher Butler, Raymond Brown, S.S., Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J., Gideon Goosen and Margaret Tomlinson, John H. Hayes, Monika Hellwig, Aidan Kavanagh, O.S.B., Dermot A. Lane, Enda Lyons, Vincent MacNamara, Richard P. McBrien, Enda McDonagh, Joseph Martos, Robert Murray, S.J., Denis F. O'Callaghan, Timothy E. O'Connell, John F. O'Grady, Jean-Pierre PrTvost, Thomas P. Rausch, S.J., Jeffrey S. Siker, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher, Francis Sullivan, S.J.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826411723
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
542
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.09(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Abbreviations
Sect. IScripture
Ch. 1The Church and the Bible: A New Understanding: Appendix from Biblical Commission3
Ch. 2Revelation13
Ch. 3Historical-Critical Exegesis of the Bible in Roman Catholicism25
Old Testament
Ch. 4Returning to the Sources: The Hebrew Bible40
Ch. 5The Canon of the Old Testament62
Ch. 6What is a Prophet?87
New Testament
Ch. 7Introduction to the Study of the New Testament109
Ch. 8The Gospel Stories135
Ch. 9The Spiritual Journey of Paul the Apostle165
Sect. IITheology
Person of Jesus
Ch. 10The Present State of Christology183
Ch. 11The Doctrine of the Incarnation: Human and Cosmic Considerations209
Ch. 12Jesus, Saviour and Son of God234
Ch. 13His Own Person or Divine Puppet?251
The Church
Ch. 14The Church and the Council259
Ch. 15The Church (Lumen Gentium)279
Ch. 16The Church in the Modern World (Gaudium et Spes)294
Ch. 17The Church We Believe In316
Ch. 18Evaluation and Interpretation of the Documents of Vatican II335
Ch. 19Ecumenism349
Christian Morality
Ch. 20What's 'Special' About Christian Morality?369
Ch. 21Approaching Christian Morality374
Ch. 22The History of Moral Theology389
Ch. 23Sexual Morality and Social Justice403
Sacraments
Ch. 24From Symbol to Sacrament434
Ch. 25Liturgy (Sacrosanctum Concilium)445
Ch. 26The Development of the Catholic Sacraments453
Ch. 27The Sacraments in the History of the Church484
Acknowledgements500
Index503

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