Senses of Tradition: Continuity and Development in Catholic Faith

Senses of Tradition: Continuity and Development in Catholic Faith

by John E. Thiel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195137262
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/28/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 1730L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Senses of Scripture and Tradition 3(5)
Beyond the Literal Sense
5(5)
Beyond the Literal Sense of Tradition?
10(3)
The Integrity of Tradition
13(12)
Orientation and Assumptions
25(6)
The Literal Sense of Tradition
31(25)
The Plain Sense of Tradition
34(5)
The Canon of Tradition
39(7)
Infallibility
46(6)
Universality
52(4)
Development-in-Continuity as a Sense of Tradition
56(44)
Models of Development
57(19)
The Modern Models and the Problem of Prospectivity
76(8)
A Retrospective Conception of Tradition
84(11)
Postmodern Allegory
95(5)
Dramatic Development as a Sense of Tradition
100(29)
Dramatic Development: Illustrations and Criteria
102(7)
Possible Examples of Dramatically Developing Doctrine
109(5)
Arguments That Matter Not
114(2)
Arguments without "Foundations"
116(4)
Reasoning with Authority
120(5)
Reconfiguring Continuity
125(4)
Incipient Development as a Sense of Tradition
129(32)
Examples of Incipient Development
133(16)
The Regionality of Fourth-Sense Claims
149(4)
The Fourth Sense and the Future of Tradition
153(3)
Incipience in the Narrative of Tradition
156(5)
Discerning the Senses of Tradition
161(26)
Theological Responsibility
163(3)
Criteria for Traditional Discernment
166(6)
Discernment and the Act of Faith
172(9)
Discernment and the Sensus Fidei
181(6)
Tradition and Theology
187(26)
The Style of Narrative Theology and the Literal Sense
190(7)
The Style of Hermeneutical Theology and the Sense of Development-in-Continuity
197(6)
The Style of Critical Theology and the Senses of Incipient and Dramatic Development
203(5)
Tradition in the Spectrum of Theological Styles
208(5)
Notes 213(33)
Index of Names 246(4)
Index of Subjects 250

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