ISBN-10:
0814628729
ISBN-13:
9780814628720
Pub. Date:
10/01/2003
Publisher:
Liturgical Press, The
By What Authority?: Primer on Scripture, the Magisterium, and the Sense of the Faithful / Edition 1

By What Authority?: Primer on Scripture, the Magisterium, and the Sense of the Faithful / Edition 1

by Richard R. Gaillardetz
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ISBN-13: 9780814628720
Publisher: Liturgical Press, The
Publication date: 10/01/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Richard R. Gaillardetz holds the Joseph Chair of Catholic Systematic Theology at Boston College. He has published numerous articles and has authored or edited twelve books, including An Unfinished Council: Vatican II, Pope Francis, and the Renewal of Catholicism and Keys to the Council: Unlocking the Teaching of Vatican II (co-authored with Catherine Clifford), both published by Liturgical Press. He is also a contributor to Give Us This Day. Gaillardetz has been a delegate on the US Catholic-Methodist Ecumenical Dialogue and served as president of the Catholic Theological Society of America between 2013 and 2014.

Table of Contents

Abbreviationsix
Prefacexi
Introduction: Vatican II's Theology of Revelation1
Part 1The Authority of Scripture and Tradition
1What Does It Mean to Say the Bible Is Inspired?15
2What Is the Canon of the Bible?29
3What Is the Relationship between Scripture and Tradition?41
Part 2The Authority of the Church's Teaching Office
4How Do We Understand the Magisterium Today?57
5How Do the Pope and Bishops Exercise Their Teaching Authority?74
6What Is Dogma and Doctrine?90
Part 3The Authority of the Believing Community
7What Is the Sense of the Faithful?107
8Is There a Place for Disagreement in the Catholic Church?121
9What Is the Proper Relationship between the Magisterium and Theologians?134
Epilogue146
Notes148
Index153

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By What Authority?: Primer on Scripture, the Magisterium, and the Sense of the Faithful 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
mc76NYC More than 1 year ago
I studied this book in the seminary and found it to be a balanced and easy book to follow. It is a good introduction to how the Catholic Church understands itself. It also points the reader to other books and authors of interest.