The Splendor of the Church

The Splendor of the Church


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The Splendor of the Church by Henri de Lubac, Henri De Lubac

Considered by many the bright jewel among the many enriching books of Cardinal Henri de Lubac, this work is a hymn to the beauty of the Church, under some of whose leaders for a time he unjustly suffered. The Splendor of the Church is, in a sense, a personal testimony of the great theologian's humility and love of the Church of Christ. It is also a classic work in the theology of the Church. Indeed, de Lubac's profound insights significantly contributed to Vatican II's Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, Lumen Gentium, especially in its treatment on the Church as mystery and as the Sacrament of Christ.

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ISBN-13: 9780898701203
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Publication date: 05/28/1993
Pages: 382
Product dimensions: 5.35(w) x 8.02(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

I. The Church as Mystery
II. The Dimensions of the Mystery
III. The Two Aspects of the Church
IV. The Heart of the Church
V. The Church in the World
VI. The Sacrament of Christ
VII. Ecclesia Mater
VIII. Our Temptations concerning the Church
IX. The Church and Our Lady

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