The Dogma of Immaculate Conception: History and Significance

The Dogma of Immaculate Conception: History and Significance

by Edward Dennis O'Connor, C.S.C. (Editor)

Hardcover(1st Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780268000820
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date: 10/31/1973
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 704
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

Edward Dennis O’Connor, C.S.C., is associate professor emeritus of theology at the University of Notre Dame. He was involved in the charismatic movement and has authored several works about it, including The Pentecostal Movement in the Catholic Church and Marian Apparitions Today: Why So Many?.


Table of Contents

1. Introductory Chapter: Scripture and the Immaculate Conception / Monsignor Charles Journet

Part I. History of the Dogma
2. The Fathers of the Church and the Immaculate Conception / Monsignor  Georges Jouassard
3. The Byzantine Church and the Immaculate Conception / Francis Dvornik
4. The Immaculate Conception in the Liturgy / Cornelius A. Bouman
5. The Mediaeval Controversy over the Immaculate Conception / Carlo Bali´c, O.F.M.
6. The Controversy after Scotus to 1900 / Wenceslaus Sebastian, O.F.M.
7. The Role of the Papal Magisterium in the Development of the Dogma / Rene Laurentin

Part II. Theology
8. The Meaning of the Immaculate Conception / Marie-Joseph Nicolas, O.P.
9. The Immaculate Conception in God's Plan of Creation and Salvation / Urban Mullaney, O.P.
10. The Immaculate Conception, and the Divine Motherhood, Coredemption and Assumption / Charles DeKoninck
11. The Immaculate Conception and the Spirituality of the Blessed Virgin / Edward O'Connor, C.S.C.

Part III. Supplementary Studies and Appendices
12. Islam and the Immaculate Conception / George Anawati, O.P.
13. The Immaculate Conception in art / Maurice Vloberg

Notes on the Figures

I.  Protogospel of St. James: Legend of Anne and Joachim
II. Pseudo-Matthew: Legend of Anne and Joachim
III.  Liber de nativitate Mariae: Legend of Anne and Joachim
IV. Mediaeval sermon on the Conception of Blessed Mary
V.  The Aurora of Peter Riga: Biblical Symbols of the Blessed Virgin

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