A Concise Guide to the Documents of Vatican II

A Concise Guide to the Documents of Vatican II

by Edward P. Hahnenberg
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A Concise Guide to the Documents of Vatican II by Edward P. Hahnenberg

The sixteen documents of the Second Vatican Council are the most important texts produced by the Catholic church in the past four hundred years. They shape virtually every aspect of church life today. But hardly anyone ever reads them...--From the Introduction. In this indispensable guide, Edward P. Hahnenberg outlines each of the sixteen documents produced by the Second Vatican Council. Offering the background for each work, its language and context, this book provides a clear and concise overview of the Council s work and its significance in the life of the church. Each document s history, content, major concerns and effects are considered. Significant quotes provide a sample of the language, and contemporary topics provide discussion opportunities. Scripture scholars and students and every Catholic will find this a valuable resource.

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ISBN-13: 9781616362201
Publisher: Franciscan Media
Publication date: 06/09/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 412,945
File size: 155 KB

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A Concise Guide to the Documents of Vatican II 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
The_Fool More than 1 year ago
On the 50th anniversary of the 20th century's most important religious event there is renewed interest in the Council. Hahnenberg's book provides a concise rendering of key elements for those who prefer not to immerse themselves in the documents themselves.
Nonnasangel More than 1 year ago
This is a great help when one is studying the documents of Vatican II.Good companion book.