Twentieth-Century Catholic Theologians / Edition 1

Twentieth-Century Catholic Theologians / Edition 1

by Fergus Kerr
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405120843

ISBN-13: 9781405120845

Pub. Date: 12/13/2006

Publisher: Wiley

This book offers a lively and succinct account of Catholic theology from 1900 to the present day. The book begins with the work of Chenu, the guru of the French worker priest movement, and concludes with the writings of contemporary theologians such as the present Pope, Benedict XVI.

Kerr, himself one of the foremost Catholic theologians writing in English,

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This book offers a lively and succinct account of Catholic theology from 1900 to the present day. The book begins with the work of Chenu, the guru of the French worker priest movement, and concludes with the writings of contemporary theologians such as the present Pope, Benedict XVI.

Kerr, himself one of the foremost Catholic theologians writing in English, discusses the theological development of each figure and their relationship to Church teaching. The past 100 years have been a time of enormous reform and renewal in the Catholic Church, and Kerr shows how each thinker contributed to this process, especially in relation to the wide reaching changes introduced by the Second Vatican Council.

The result is a vivid and informative volume, exploring the sometimes turbulent life, work, and legacy of the twentieth century’s most important Catholic theologians. It will be widely read by students, academics, and general readers interested in contemporary Catholicism.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405120845
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/13/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
831,544
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Before Vatican II.

2. M.-D. Chenu.

3. Yves Congar.

4. Edward Schillebeeckx.

5. Henri de Lubac.

6. Karl Rahner.

7. Bernard Lonergan.

8. Hans Urs von Balthasar.

9. Hans Küng.

10. Karol Wojtyla.

11. Joseph Ratzinger.

12. After Vatican II.

Appendix: The Anti-Modernist Oath.

Index.

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