Vatican II: The Essential Texts

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Image #ad - In addition to the introductions from Pope Benedict and James Carroll, the documents will also be accompanied by brief historical prefaces from Professor Edward Hahnenberg. Vatican ii: the essential Texts brings together the key documents of the council. The council's impact on the church is still playing out today, and with many current church issues finding their roots in differing interpretations of Vatican II it has never lost relevance.

By encouraging engagement with the modern world and a refocusing of traditional teaching, the Second Vatican Council brought new life into the practice of Catholicism. As the council is commemorated on its 50th anniversary, the role of lay people, human rights and the common good, readers will be returning to these source materials to understand the Church's developing positions on its relationship with the secular world and other religions, the liturgy and other still highly relevant issues.

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A Concise Guide to the Documents of Vatican II

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Franciscan Media #ad - 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. 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.

A Concise Guide to the Documents of Vatican II #ad - The sixteen documents of the Second Vatican Council are the most important texts produced by the Catholic church in the past four hundred years. Each document's history, content, major concerns and effects are considered. But hardly anyone ever reads them… —From the Introduction In this indispensable guide, Edward P.

Hahnenberg outlines each of the documents produced by the Second Vatican Council. They shape virtually every aspect of church life today.

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Documents of Vatican II: Vatican Translation

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Alba House #ad - The 16 documents of the second vatican Council 1963-65 are included in this volume together with Notes and an Index. Ideal for students.

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The New American Bible With the Revised Book of Psalms and the Revised New Testament

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Catholic World Press/World Bible Publishers 41126REV #ad - Affordable edition of the New American Bible translation with features designed especially for students. The new american Bible: Revised Edition.

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What Happened at Vatican II

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Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press #ad - The book also offers a new set of interpretive categories for understanding the council’s dynamics―categories that move beyond the tired “progressive” and “conservative” labels. By virtually any assessment, it was the most important religious event of the twentieth century, with repercussions that reached far beyond the Catholic church.

The new american Bible: Revised Edition. As we approach the fiftieth anniversary of the calling of the council, this work reveals in a new way the spirit of Vatican II. A reliable, even-handed introduction to the council, the book is a critical resource for understanding the Catholic church today, including the pontificate of Benedict XVI.

What Happened at Vatican II #ad - Remarkably enough, until its conclusion on december 8, this is the first book, large and small, solidly based on official documentation, historical and theological, to give a brief, 1959, 1965; and to locate the issues that emerge in this narrative in their contexts, readable account of the council from the moment Pope John XXIII announced it on January 25, thereby providing keys for grasping what the council hoped to accomplish.

What happened at vatican ii captures the drama of the council, depicting the colorful characters involved and their clashes with one another. Belknap Press. During four years in session, vatican council II held television audiences rapt with its elegant, magnificently choreographed public ceremonies, while its debates generated front-page news on a near-weekly basis.

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Models of the Church Image Classics

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Image #ad - There is today a dramatic reexamination of structure, authority, dogma -- indeed, every aspect of the life of the Church is held up to scrutiny. A balanced theology, he concludes, must incorporate the major affirmations of each. Welcoming this as a sign of vitality, herald, servant, or "models, mystical communion, and, Sacrament, in a recent addition to the book, " through which the Church's character can be understood: as Institution, Avery Dulles has carefully studied the writings of contemporary Protestant and Catholic ecclesiologists and sifted out six major approaches, as Community of Disciples.

The method of models or types, " observes Cardinal Dulles, "can have great value in helping people to get beyond the limitations of their own particular outlook and to enter into fruitful conversation with others. Such conversation is obviously essential if ecumenism is to get beyond its present impasses.

Models of the Church Image Classics #ad - This new edition includes a new Appendix and Preface by the author. Belknap Press. The new american Bible: Revised Edition.

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The Rhine Flows into the Tiber: A History of Vatican II

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TAN Books #ad - Widely hailed for its balanced, factual reporting, this eye-opening insider's account was written by Rev. Only two years after the second vatican council concluded in 1965, Catholics around the world welcomed the publication of The Rhine Flows Into the Tiber, a history of the Council published worldwide in four languages.

The Rhine Flows into the Tiber: A History of Vatican II #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The new american Bible: Revised Edition. Wiltgen, a priest and professional journalist who was an eyewitness with unparalleled access to the principal figures and events of the Council. The inside story of vatican ii is a revised, updated edition of that ground-breaking contemporary account, which details in particular the crucial influence on the Council's proceedings exerted by its German-speaking bishops.

Belknap Press. As catholics continue to debate the meaning and impact of Vatican II, they will find this book an indispensable guide for understanding what actually took place there behind the scenes. Ralph M.

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The Day Is Now Far Spent

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Ignatius Press #ad - This self-suffocation naturally leads to a decadence that opens the path to new, barbaric civilizations. In these words, Cardinal Sarah summarizes the theme of his book. The time has come for an unflinching diagnosis. While making clear the gravity of the crisis through which the West has gone, the Cardinal demonstrates that it is possible to avoid the hell of a world without God, a world without man, a world without hope.

After the great international success of his first two books, God or Nothing and The Power of Silence, Cardinal Sarah offers a wide-ranging reflection on the crisis of the contemporary world while teaching many important spiritual lessons. Belknap Press. Crisis of faith and of the church, betrayal by its elites, endless globalism, unbridled capitalism, new ideologies, moral relativism, political exhaustion, decline of the West, movements inspired by Islamist totalitarianism.

The Day Is Now Far Spent #ad - . The west no longer knows who it is, because it no longer knows and does not want to know who made it, who established it, as it was and as it is. Used book in Good Condition. In this powerful book by the acclaimed spiritual leader and best-selling writer, one he calls his "most important", he analyzes the profound spiritual, moral and political crisis in the contemporary world.

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Called to Communion: Understanding the Church Today

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Ignatius Press #ad - This is a book of wisdom and insight that explains how providential are the trials through which the Catholic Church is now passing. The need of the papal primacy to ensure christian unity; the true meaning of the Priesthood as a sacrament and not a mere ministry; the necessity of the Eucharist as the Sacrifice of the Savior now offering Himself on our altars; the role of the Bishops as successors of the Apostles, united with the successor of St.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Belknap Press. Peter, the bishop of rome; the value of suffering in union with Christ crucified; the indispensable service of the laity in the apostolate - all these themes receive from Cardinal Ratzinger new clarity and depth. The day is Now Far Spent.

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Catholicism: Christ and the Common Destiny of Man

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Ignatius Press #ad - Deeply rooted in tradition, it breaks ground and sows seeds which will bear their fruit in the Second Vatican Council's central documents on the Church. De lubac writes of the church in such a way as to allow fully for the truth there is in Protestant or Liberal views of the Christian society. Church times the new american Bible: Revised Edition.

Certainly, few could have written the book on the basis of such a rich knowledge of the Christian tradition. For me, the encounter with this book became an essential milestone on my theological journey. And it has a contemporaneity that bears witness to a profound, all-embracing, human concern. Dom christopher butler, abbot of Downside "We cannot leave it without referring to its almost incredible comprehensiveness of view.

Catholicism: Christ and the Common Destiny of Man #ad - This book is a classic that deserves to be read and reread by every educated Catholic. Ignatius Press. Here, henri de lubac, one of the giants of 20th century theology, gathers from throughout the breadth and length of Catholic tradition elements which he synthesizes to show the essentially social and historical character of the Catholic Church and how this worldwide and agelong dimension of the Church is the only adequate matrix for the fulfillment of the person within society and the transcendence of the person towards God.

With a foreword by joseph cardinal Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI This book first appeared just over fifty years ago. Used book in Good Condition.

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What Does It Mean to Be Catholic?

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Eerdmans #ad - William b Eerdmans Publishing Company. Writing in a conversational style, Mulder clearly portrays the main contours of the Catholic faith. Mulder, who was raised in the protestant tradition and converted to Catholicism later in life, speaks from the perspective of having wrestled with his own beliefs over the years.

The day is Now Far Spent. This accessible book by Jack Mulder is ideal for all who are curious to know more about Catholicism. With solid information — and without proselytizing — Mulder's What Does It Mean to Be Catholic? presents a truly fresh perspective on the distinctive features of the Catholic faith.

What Does It Mean to Be Catholic? #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The new american Bible: Revised Edition. Used book in Good Condition. Belknap Press. Ignatius Press. A clear, engaging introduction to the catholic faith What does it mean to be Catholic? Many people, both non-Catholics and even Catholics themselves, really don't know. For readers who have ever wondered what exactly the roman Catholic Church teaches about predestination, original sin, abortion, the Virgin Mary, same-sex marriage, and other issues, Mulder explains all that — and much more — in simple language.

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