Newman on Vatican II by Ian Ker

Newman on Vatican II
  • Title : Newman on Vatican II
  • Author : Ian Ker
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN Code : 0198717520
  • Pages : 167
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  • Language : English
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John Henry Newman is often described as "the Father of the Second Vatican Council." He anticipated most of the Council's major documents, as well as being an inspiration to the theologians who were behind them. His writings offer an illuminating commentary both on the teachings of the Council and the way these have been implemented and interpreted in the post-conciliar period. This book is the first sustained attempt to consider what Newman's reaction to Vatican II would have been. As a theologian who on his own admission fought throughout his life against theological liberalism, yet who pioneered many of the themes of the Council in his own day, Newman is best described as a conservative radical who cannot be classed simply as either a conservative or liberal Catholic. At the time of the First Vatican Council, Newman adumbrated in his private letters a mini-theology of Councils, which casts much light on Vatican II and its aftermath. The leading Newman scholar, Ian Ker, argues that Newman would have greatly welcomed the reforms of the Council, but would have seen them in the light of his theory of doctrinal development, insisting that they must certainly be understood as changes but changes in continuity rather than discontinuity with the Church's tradition and past teachings. He would therefore have endorsed the so-called 'hermeneutic of reform in continuity' in regard to Vatican II, a hermeneutic first formulated by Pope Benedict XVI and subsequently confirmed by his successor, Pope Francis, and rejected both 'progressive' and ultra-conservative interpretations of the Council as a revolutionary event. Newman believed that what Councils fail to speak of is of great importance, and so a final chapter considers the kind of evangelization--a topic notably absent from the documents of Vatican II--Newman thought appropriate in the face of secularization.


John Henry Newman on Truth and Its Counterfeits by Reinhard Hutter

John Henry Newman on Truth and Its Counterfeits
  • Title : John Henry Newman on Truth and Its Counterfeits
  • Author : Reinhard Hutter
  • Publisher : Sacra Doctrina
  • ISBN Code : 0813232325
  • Pages : 288
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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"Through the thought and writings of John Henry Newman, the author explores four counterfeits of important Christian ideas in secularized culture--conscience, faith, doctrine, and the university--and presents true exemplars of these notions for the modern world"--


The Prophetic Church by Andrew Meszaros

The Prophetic Church
  • Title : The Prophetic Church
  • Author : Andrew Meszaros
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0198786344
  • Pages : 272
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  • Language : English
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The Prophetic Church is a historical and a systematic account of tradition, doctrinal development, and the theology of history, with a particular focus on the contributions of two modern Catholic figures, John Henry Newman (1801-1890) and Yves Congar (1904-1995). It is structured around two overarching themes: the 'subject' and 'history' in their relationship to doctrinal development. In addition, the thought of both Congar and Newman is interwoventhroughout.


John Henry Newman by Frank M. Turner

John Henry Newman
  • Title : John Henry Newman
  • Author : Frank M. Turner
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0300127995
  • Pages : 740
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  • Language : English
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How is Kenneth Starr's extraordinary term as independent counsel to be understood? Was he a partisan warrior out to get the Clintons, or a saviour of the Republic? An unstoppable menace, an unethical lawyer, or a sex-obsessed Puritan striving to enforce a right-wing social morality? This volume is designed to offer an evaluation and critique of Starr's tenure as independent counsel. Relying on lengthy, revealing interviews with Starr and many other players in Clinton-era Washington, Washington Post journalist Benjamin Wittes arrives at an understanding of Starr and the part he played in one of American history's most enthralling public sagas. Wittes offers a portrait of a decent man who fundamentally misconstrued his function under the independent counsel law. Starr took his task to be ferreting out and reporting the truth about official misconduct, a well-intentioned but nevertheless misguided distortion of the law, Wittes argues. At key moments throughout Starr's probe - from the decision to reinvestigate the death of Vincent Foster, to the repeated prosecutions of Susan McDougal and Webster Hubbell to the failure to secure Monica Lewinsky's testimony quickly - the prosecutor avoided the most sensible prosecutorial course, fearing that it would compromise the larger search for truth. This approach not only delayed investigations enormously, but it gave Starr the appearance of partisan zealotry and an almost maniacal determination to prosecute the president. Wittes provides in this account of Starr's term a reinterpretation of the man, his performance, and the controversial events that surrounded the impeachment of President Clinton.


John Henry Newman by John R. Connolly

John Henry Newman
  • Title : John Henry Newman
  • Author : John R. Connolly
  • Publisher : Sheed & Ward
  • ISBN Code : 0742568687
  • Pages : 256
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  • Language : English
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As one of the most outstanding Christian thinkers in history, John Henry Newman continues to influence theology, especially Catholic theology, long after his death in 1890. Yet, his writings on faith, particularly The Grammar of Assent, are difficult to read without guidance and direction. John Henry Newman: A View of Catholic Faith for the New Millennium provides both a comprehensive introduction to Newman's theology and a thorough analysis of its relevance for the Church today. The first systematic analysis of Newman's thought, this book skillfully weaves together the Cardinal's diverse writings on faith with seminal secondary sources and presents an integrated view of his mature notion of Catholic faith. Enhanced by a detailed introduction, biographical sketch, and bibliography, this book explores John Henry Newman's teaching on the relationship between faith and doubt, the role of the will in certitude, the relationship between faith and reason, the personal nature of faith, the function of the magisterium, the importance of dialogue, and the role of the conscience in decision-making. The concluding chapter examines the significance of Newman's thought for Catholic theology today.


Newman and His Contemporaries by Edward Short

Newman and His Contemporaries
  • Title : Newman and His Contemporaries
  • Author : Edward Short
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • ISBN Code : 0567026892
  • Pages : 530
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  • Language : English
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Apologia Pro Beata Maria Virgine by Andrews. Robert M.

Apologia Pro Beata Maria Virgine
  • Title : Apologia Pro Beata Maria Virgine
  • Author : Andrews. Robert M.
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code : 9781680530384
  • Pages : 148
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  • Language : English
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Apologia Pro Beata Maria Virgine: John Henry Newman's Defence of the Virgin Mary in Catholic Doctrine and Piety discusses a theme within Newman's Mariology: namely, his apologetic defense of the place of the Virgin Mary in Catholic doctrine and piety. Newman is not instinctively known as a Marian theologian or apologist, but as a number of recent scholars have argued, he should. This revised paperback edition of the book shows ever more strongly how Newman possessed a highly developed Marian apologetic--one that grew out of his Anglican background and that developed into his life as a Catholic priest. Based solidly upon Scripture and the Church Fathers, his thought on the place of the Virgin Mary in the life and faith of Catholicism was, like much of his theology, ahead of its time and frequently out of step with the nineteenth-century Catholic milieu he lived within. This study of Newman's defense of Catholic Mariology and its place in Catholic piety is achieved through an examination of some of Newman's Anglican sermons, his Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine (1845), some of his private correspondence and, finally, his Letter to Pusey (1866). From a discussion of these texts, this book argues that Newman's Mariology was unique in its day and has proved prophetic in directing the future direction of Catholic Mariology. For Newman, the Virgin Mary--rightly understood in her biblical and patristic context--was 'our pattern of faith', a model for theological reflection and development.


The Life of John Henry, Cardinal Newman by Wilfrid Philip Ward

The Life of John Henry, Cardinal Newman
  • Title : The Life of John Henry, Cardinal Newman
  • Author : Wilfrid Philip Ward
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  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : N.A
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  • Language : English
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John Henry Newman by Ian Ker

John Henry Newman
  • Title : John Henry Newman
  • Author : Ian Ker
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • ISBN Code : 019959659X
  • Pages : 784
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  • Language : English
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The first full-length biography to pay equal attention to both Newman's achievements as a thinker and writer and his personal life-story. Newman, whose religious significance transcends his own culture and time, is here revealed in his complexity, his sadness and sensitivity set against his exuberance, humour, and strength in the face of adversity.


What Will Dr. Newman Do? by John R. Page

What Will Dr. Newman Do?
  • Title : What Will Dr. Newman Do?
  • Author : John R. Page
  • Publisher : Michael Glazier Books
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 458
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  • Language : English
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"A Michael Glazier book." Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-435) and index.


The Synod of Pistoia (1786) and Vatican II by Shaun Blanchard

The Synod of Pistoia (1786) and Vatican II
  • Title : The Synod of Pistoia (1786) and Vatican II
  • Author : Shaun Blanchard
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN Code : 0190947799
  • Pages : 300
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  • Language : English
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"This book sheds further light on the nature of church reform and the roots of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65) through a study of eighteenth-century Catholic reformers who anticipated the Council. The most striking of these examples is the Synod of Pistoia (1786), the high-water mark of late Jansenism. Most of the reforms of the Synod were harshly condemned by Pope Pius VI in the Bull Auctorem fidei (1794), and late Jansenism was totally discredited in the ultramontane nineteenth-century Church. Nevertheless, much of the Pistoian agenda - such as an exaltation of the role of bishops, an emphasis on infallibility as a gift to the entire Church, religious liberty, a simpler and more comprehensible liturgy that incorporates the vernacular, and the encouragement of lay Bible reading and Christocentric devotions - was officially promulgated at Vatican II. The career of Bishop Scipione de'Ricci (1741-1810) and the famous Synod he convened are investigated in detail. The international reception (and rejection) of the Synod sheds light on why these reforms failed, and the criteria of Yves Congar are used to judge the Pistoian Synod as "true or false reform." This book proves that the Synod was a "ghost" present at Vatican II. The council fathers struggled with, and ultimately enacted, many of the same ideas. This study complexifies the story of the roots of the Council and Pope Benedict XVI's "hermeneutic of reform," which seeks to interpret Vatican II as in "continuity and discontinuity on different levels" with past teaching and practice. Vatican II, Second Vatican Council, ressourcement, Jansenism, Synod of Pistoia, Scipione de'Ricci, Yves Congar, Benedict XVI, development of doctrine, Catholic Enlightenment"--


Newman's Challenge by Stanley L. Jaki

Newman's Challenge
  • Title : Newman's Challenge
  • Author : Stanley L. Jaki
  • Publisher : Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 323
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  • Language : English
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This interpretation of the thought of John Henry Cardinal Newman (1801-1890) confronts a variety of common misperceptions of the famous English churchman, especially those that diminish Newman's deep appreciation of the supernatural.


Callista by Cardinal John Henry Newman

Callista
  • Title : Callista
  • Author : Cardinal John Henry Newman
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 1602066310
  • Pages : 304
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  • Language : English
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The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman by Frederick D. Aquino,Benjamin J. King

The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman
  • Title : The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman
  • Author : Frederick D. Aquino,Benjamin J. King
  • Publisher : Oxford Handbooks
  • ISBN Code : 0198718284
  • Pages : 624
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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John Henry Newman (1801-1890) has always inspired devotion. Newman has made disciples as leader of the Catholic revival in the Church of England, an inspiration to fellow converts to Roman Catholicism, a nationally admired preacher and prose-writer, and an internationally recognized saint of the Catholic Church. Nevertheless, he has also provoked criticism. The church authorities, both Anglican and Catholic, were often troubled by his words and deeds, and scholars have disputed his arguments and his honesty. Written by a range of international experts, The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman shows how Newman remains important to the fields of education, history, literature, philosophy, and theology. Divided into four parts, part one grounds Newman's works in the places, cultures, and networks of relationships in which he lived. Part two looks at the thinkers who shaped his own thought, while the third part engages critically and appreciatively with themes in his writings. Part four examines how those themes have shaped conversations in the churches and the academy. This Handbook will serve as an important resource to critical and appreciative exploration of the person, writings, controversies, and legacy of Newman.


John Henry Newman by Roderick Strange

John Henry Newman
  • Title : John Henry Newman
  • Author : Roderick Strange
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0191066346
  • Pages : 632
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  • Language : English
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John Henry Newman was one of the most eminent of Victorians and an intellectual pioneer for an age of doubt and unsettlement. His teaching transformed the Victorian Church of England, yet many still want to know more of Newman's personal life. Newman's printed correspondence runs to 32 volumes, and John Henry Newman: A Portrait in Letters offers a way through the maze. Roderick Strange has chosen letters that illustrate not only the well-known aspects of Newman's personality, but also those in which elements that may be less familiar are on display. There are letters to family and friends, and also terse letters laced with anger and sarcasm. The portrait has not been airbrushed. This selection of letters presents a rounded picture, one in which readers will meet Newman as he really was and enjoy the pleasure of his company. As Newman himself noted, 'the true life of a man is in his letters'.


The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman by Frederick D. Aquino,Benjamin J. King

The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman
  • Title : The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman
  • Author : Frederick D. Aquino,Benjamin J. King
  • Publisher : Oxford Handbooks
  • ISBN Code : 0198718284
  • Pages : 624
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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John Henry Newman (1801-1890) has always inspired devotion. Newman has made disciples as leader of the Catholic revival in the Church of England, an inspiration to fellow converts to Roman Catholicism, a nationally admired preacher and prose-writer, and an internationally recognized saint of the Catholic Church. Nevertheless, he has also provoked criticism. The church authorities, both Anglican and Catholic, were often troubled by his words and deeds, and scholars have disputed his arguments and his honesty. Written by a range of international experts, The Oxford Handbook of John Henry Newman shows how Newman remains important to the fields of education, history, literature, philosophy, and theology. Divided into four parts, part one grounds Newman's works in the places, cultures, and networks of relationships in which he lived. Part two looks at the thinkers who shaped his own thought, while the third part engages critically and appreciatively with themes in his writings. Part four examines how those themes have shaped conversations in the churches and the academy. This Handbook will serve as an important resource to critical and appreciative exploration of the person, writings, controversies, and legacy of Newman.


The Priests We Need to Save the Church by Kevin Wells

The Priests We Need to Save the Church
  • Title : The Priests We Need to Save the Church
  • Author : Kevin Wells
  • Publisher : Sophia Institute Press
  • ISBN Code : 1644130335
  • Pages : 240
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  • Language : English
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While dissolute bishops and priests around the world grab headlines for their untoward words and deeds, too many other unfruitful priests minister as little more than glad-handing bachelors doing social service work. Top and bottom, is this the Church that Christ intended? Are these the priests we need? “No!” cries author Kevin Wells in these compelling pages that showcase how heroic priests can faithfully tread the narrow path of holy self-sacrifice first blazed by the apostles themselves. From scores of insightful interviews with modern priests, exorcists, seminary formators, and even disillusioned laity, Wells here draws forth a blueprint for priestly holiness that can once again fill our Church with priests abounding with sincere, supernatural faith, on fire with God’s love, and moved by the irresistible impulse to save souls, no matter the cost to themselves. Reading this book will deepen your own faith and help you understand what all priests, by their vocation, are consecrated and called to be. Giving a copy to your parish priest will help him – and encourage him – as he strives to become a member of the small but growing contingent of holy priests we need.


John Henry Newman by John Henry Newman

John Henry Newman
  • Title : John Henry Newman
  • Author : John Henry Newman
  • Publisher : Orbis Books
  • ISBN Code : 1608331415
  • Pages : 253
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  • Language : English
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Through his writings, the spiritual journey of one the most beloved and influential Catholic voices of the modern era. Book jacket.


The Next Pope by George Weigel

The Next Pope
  • Title : The Next Pope
  • Author : George Weigel
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • ISBN Code : 1621644332
  • Pages : 141
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  • Language : English
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The Catholic Church is on the verge of a transition of great consequence. As Catholic theologian, historian, and papal biographer George Weigel notes, the next pope will probably have been a teenager or a very young man during the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965); he may even have been a child during those years. Thus the next pope will not have been shaped by the experience of the Council and the immediate debates over its meaning and reception like Pope John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI, and Pope Francis. The next pope, Weigel writes, "will be a transitional figure in a different way than his immediate predecessors. So it seems appropriate to ponder now what the Church has learned during the pontificates of these three conciliar popes—and to suggest what the next pope might take from that learning." Drawing on his personal discussions with John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Francis, as well as his decades of experience with Catholics from every continent, George Weigel examines the major challenges confronting the Catholic Church and its 1.3 billion believers in the twenty-first century: challenges the next pontificate must address as the Church enters new, uncharted territory. To what is the Holy Spirit calling this Church-in-transition? What are the qualities needed in the man who will lead the Church from the Chair of Saint Peter? Taking lessons from the pontificates of John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Francis, George Weigel proposes what the Catholic leaders of the future, especially the next pope, must do to remain faithful to the Holy Spirit’s summons to renewed evangelical witness, intensified missionary fervor, and Christ-centered reform in the wake of grave institutional failures, mission confusion, counter-witness, and the secularist challenge to biblical faith.


Newman and the Fullness of Christianity by Ian Turnbull Ker

Newman and the Fullness of Christianity
  • Title : Newman and the Fullness of Christianity
  • Author : Ian Turnbull Ker
  • Publisher : Burns & Oates
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 154
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  • Language : English
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John Henry Newman, often called 'the Father of Vatican II', is increasingly seen as the most important and influential of modern Catholic theologians. Ker claims that his potential significance for the ecumenical movement is still underestimated.This book, based on the prestigious 1992 Fisher Lectures in Cambridge, illustrates how Newman's richly varied theological education, combined with his criticisms of the defects of pre-Vatican II Catholicism, makes him a unique guide for the interpretation and further development of Vatican II.The author brings out Newman's relevance for ecumenism and evangelization, and show how his personal journey to the heart of Christianity leads the way towards unity among Christians and a full renewal of the Church.


When Bishops Meet by John W. O'Malley

When Bishops Meet
  • Title : When Bishops Meet
  • Author : John W. O'Malley
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0674988418
  • Pages : 192
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  • Language : English
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This unprecedented comparison of the three most recent Catholic councils traverses more than 450 years and examines the church’s most pressing and consistent concerns—issues of purpose, power, and relevance. John O’Malley addresses key questions councils raised. Who was in charge of the church? And what difference did the councils make?


Newman on Development by Nicholas Lash

Newman on Development
  • Title : Newman on Development
  • Author : Nicholas Lash
  • Publisher : Burns & Oates
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 264
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  • Language : English
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The Catholic Revival in English Literature, 1845-1961 by Ian Turnbull Ker

The Catholic Revival in English Literature, 1845-1961
  • Title : The Catholic Revival in English Literature, 1845-1961
  • Author : Ian Turnbull Ker
  • Publisher : Gracewing Publishing
  • ISBN Code : 9780852446256
  • Pages : 231
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  • Language : English
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A thorough study of the six principal writers of the Catholic revival in English Literature - Newman, Hopkins, Belloc, Chesterton, Greene and Waugh. Beginning with Newman's conversion in 1845 and ending with Waugh's completion of the trilogy 'The Sword of Honour' in 1961, this book explores how Catholicism shaped the work of these six prominent writers. Ian Ker is a member of the theology faculty at Oxford University. He is well known as one of the leading authorities on the life and work of Cardinal John Henry Newman.


Cardinal Newman for Today by Thomas J Norris

Cardinal Newman for Today
  • Title : Cardinal Newman for Today
  • Author : Thomas J Norris
  • Publisher : New City Press
  • ISBN Code : 1565483650
  • Pages : 232
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  • Language : English
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Celebrating Newmans beatification, September 2010 Cardinal Newman for Today presents John Henry Newmans life as a tree. It is rooted in his encounter with the wisdom of antiquity, the discovery of divine revelation and the encounter with the Fathers of the Church. It produced shoots in the living tradition of the church, the faith-life of believers and the reality of doctrine. Its fruits, finally, are visible in the gospel of joy lived out in obedience to God and conscience.


Vatican II in Ireland, Fifty Years On by Dermot A. Lane,Pádraic Conway

Vatican II in Ireland, Fifty Years On
  • Title : Vatican II in Ireland, Fifty Years On
  • Author : Dermot A. Lane,Pádraic Conway
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code : 9783034318747
  • Pages : 405
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  • Language : English
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This book commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, which concluded in 1965. A selection of essays by distinguished Irish theologians offers an objective assessment of the historical reception and pastoral implementation of Vatican II in Ireland with the benefit of half a century's hindsight. The authors discuss from a variety of different perspectives the theological significance of the Council for the self-understanding and reform of the Catholic church, both in the past and for the future.


John Henry Newman and His Age by Owen F. Cummings

John Henry Newman and His Age
  • Title : John Henry Newman and His Age
  • Author : Owen F. Cummings
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • ISBN Code : 153266009X
  • Pages : 196
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  • Language : English
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Many books exist devoted to the life, thought, and writings of Blessed John Henry Newman, the premier Catholic theologian in nineteenth-century England. His influence has been enormous, perhaps especially on Vatican II (1962–65). This book is a Newman primer, and not only a primer about Newman himself, but also about his time and place in church history. It attends to the papacy during his lifetime, his companions and friends, some of his peers at Oxford University, the First Vatican Council (1869–70), as well as some of his writing and theology. It should be especially helpful to an interested reader who has no particular background in nineteenth-century church history or in Newman himself.


G. K. Chesterton by Ian Ker

G. K. Chesterton
  • Title : G. K. Chesterton
  • Author : Ian Ker
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • ISBN Code : 0191620564
  • Pages : 784
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  • Language : English
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G. K. Chesterton is remembered as a brilliant creator of nonsense and satirical verse, author of the Father Brown stories and the innovative novel, The Man who was Thursday, and yet today he is not counted among the major English novelists and poets. However, this major new biography argues that Chesterton should be seen as the successor of the great Victorian prose writers, Carlyle, Arnold, Ruskin, and above all Newman. Chesterton's achievement as one of the great English literary critics has not hitherto been fully recognized, perhaps because his best literary criticism is of prose rather than poetry. Ian Ker remedies this neglect, paying particular attention to Chesterton's writings on the Victorians, especially Dickens. As a social and political thinker, Chesterton is contrasted here with contemporary intellectuals like Bernard Shaw and H. G. Wells in his championing of democracy and the masses. Pre-eminently a controversialist, as revealed in his prolific journalistic output, he became a formidable apologist for Christianity and Catholicism, as well as a powerful satirist of anti-Catholicism. This full-length life of G. K. Chesterton is the first comprehensive biography of both the man and the writer. It draws on many unpublished letters and papers to evoke Chesterton's joyful humour, his humility and affinity to the common man, and his love of the ordinary things of life.


The Irony of Modern Catholic History by George Weigel

The Irony of Modern Catholic History
  • Title : The Irony of Modern Catholic History
  • Author : George Weigel
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • ISBN Code : 0465094341
  • Pages : 336
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  • Language : English
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A powerful new interpretation of Catholicism's dramatic encounter with modernity, by one of America's leading intellectuals Throughout much of the nineteenth century, both secular and Catholic leaders assumed that the Church and the modern world were locked in a battle to the death. The triumph of modernity would not only finish the Church as a consequential player in world history; it would also lead to the death of religious conviction. But today, the Catholic Church is far more vital and consequential than it was 150 years ago. Ironically, in confronting modernity, the Catholic Church rediscovered its evangelical essence. In the process, Catholicism developed intellectual tools capable of rescuing the imperiled modern project. A richly rendered, deeply learned, and powerfully argued account of two centuries of profound change in the church and the world, The Irony of Modern Catholic History reveals how Catholicism offers twenty-first century essential truths for our survival and flourishing.


The Arians of the Fourth Century by John Henry Newman

The Arians of the Fourth Century
  • Title : The Arians of the Fourth Century
  • Author : John Henry Newman
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 425
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  • Language : English
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New Dimensions in Religious Experience by College Theology Society

New Dimensions in Religious Experience
  • Title : New Dimensions in Religious Experience
  • Author : College Theology Society
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 317
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  • Language : English
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"Based on the society's last annual convention in Boston, March 29-31, 1970." Includes bibliographical references.


Freedom from Reality by D. C. Schindler

Freedom from Reality
  • Title : Freedom from Reality
  • Author : D. C. Schindler
  • Publisher : Catholic Ideas for a Secular W
  • ISBN Code : 9780268102623
  • Pages : 496
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  • Language : English
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It is commonly observed that behind many of the political and cultural issues that we face today there are impoverished conceptions of freedom, which, according to D. C. Schindler, we have inherited from the classical liberal tradition without a sufficient awareness of its implications. Freedom from Reality presents a critique of the deceptive and ultimately self-subverting character of the modern notion of freedom, retrieving an alternative view through a new interpretation of the ancient tradition. While many have critiqued the inadequacy of identifying freedom with arbitrary choice, this book seeks to penetrate to the metaphysical roots of the modern conception by going back, through an etymological study, to the original sense of freedom. Schindler begins by uncovering a contradiction in John Locke's seminal account of human freedom. Rather than dismissing it as a mere "academic" problem, Schindler takes this contradiction as a key to understanding the strange paradoxes that abound in the contemporary values and institutions founded on the modern notion of liberty: the very mechanisms that intend to protect modern freedom render it empty and ineffectual. In this respect, modern liberty is "diabolical"-a word that means, at its roots, that which "drives apart" and so subverts. This is contrasted with the "symbolical" (a "joining-together"), which, he suggests, most basically characterizes the premodern sense of reality. This book will appeal to students and scholars of political philosophy (especially political theorists), philosophers in the continental or historical traditions, and cultural critics with a philosophical bent.


Vatican I and Vatican II by Kristin M Colberg

Vatican I and Vatican II
  • Title : Vatican I and Vatican II
  • Author : Kristin M Colberg
  • Publisher : Liturgical Press
  • ISBN Code : 0814683398
  • Pages : 176
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Vatican I and Vatican II represent two of the three ecumenical councils in modern times, yet relatively few studies have sought to understand their relation to one another. In fact, the councils are often positioned as mutually exclusive so that one must choose either Vatican I’s or Vatican II’s presentations of church and ecclesial authority. Failing to understand the relationship between these councils inhibits the church’s self-understanding and risks misinterpreting key aspects of its own tradition; further, it limits the church’s ability to teach effectively on topics of concern to modern women and men, such as authority, freedom, and ecclesiology. Vatican I and Vatican II: Councils in the Living Tradition uses the questions of what, why,and how the councils taught to frame and demonstrate significant points of continuity, complementarity, and difference between them. It argues that only by seeing both Vatican I and Vatican II as communicating vital dimensions of the Christian faith can the church’s living tradition be fully appreciated and speak meaningfully to modern Christian women and men.?


John Henry Newman's Rhetoric by John Britt

John Henry Newman's Rhetoric
  • Title : John Henry Newman's Rhetoric
  • Author : John Britt
  • Publisher : Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 218
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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This book examines Newman's rhetoric in a number of ways: by rhythm and structure, by principles, states of mind, and methods of thought, by visual analysis and by typology. Rhythm and structure indicate the hidden art of his rhetoric. Principles, states of mind, and methods of thought reveal the deeper basis of his rhetoric. Carl Jung's typology discloses the reasons for agreement and disagreement in communication. Visualization enables the reader to grasp why the usually hidden art of the work has such an impact. Through the unity of these ways of examining Newman's rhetoric, the reader discovers a new organon for reading discriminately not only Newman but other classical and erudite authors.


Culture and the Thomist Tradition by Tracey Rowland

Culture and the Thomist Tradition
  • Title : Culture and the Thomist Tradition
  • Author : Tracey Rowland
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • ISBN Code : 9780415305273
  • Pages : 226
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Thomism's influence upon the development of Catholicism is difficult to overestimate - but how secure is its grip on the challenges that face contemporary society? Culture and the Thomist Tradition examines the crisis of Thomism today as thrown into relief by Vatican II, the twenty-first ecumenical council of the Roman Catholic Church. Following the Church's declarations on culture in the document Gaudium et spes - the Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World - it was widely presumed that a mandate had been given for transposing ecclesiastical culture into the idioms of modernity. But, says Tracey Rowland, such an understanding is not only based on a facile reading of the Conciliar documents, but was made possible by Thomism's own failure to demonstrate a workable theology of culture that might guide the Church through such transpositions. A Thomism that fails to specify the precise rôle of culture in moral fomration is problematice in a multicultural age, where Christians are exposed to a complex matrix of institutions and traditions both theistic and secular. The ambivalence of the Thomist tradition to modernity, and modern conceptions of rationality, also impedes its ability to successfully engage with the arguments of rivial traditions. Must a genuinely progressive Thomism learn to accomodate modernity? In opposition to such a stance, and in support of those who have resisted the trend in post-Conciliarliturgy to mimic the modernistic forms of mass culture, Culture and the Thomist Tradition musters a synthesis of the theological critiques of modernity to be found in the works of Alasdair MacIntyre, scholars of the international 'Communio' project and the Radical Orthodoxy circle. This synthesis, intended as a post-modern Augustinian Thomism, provides an account of the rôle of culture, memory and narrative tradition in the formation of intellectual and moral character. Re-evaluating the outcome of Vatican II, and forming the basis of a much-needed Thomist theology of culture, the book argues that the anti-beauty orientation of mass culture acts as a barrier to the theological virtue of hope, and ultimately fosters despair and atheism.


Problem Solving for Results by Victor Newman

Problem Solving for Results
  • Title : Problem Solving for Results
  • Author : Victor Newman
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • ISBN Code : 1351908693
  • Pages : N.A
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Summary:

In this thought-provoking book Dr Newman looks beyond the conventional techniques of problem solving to the underlying process. He identifies eight stages and explains how to recognize which technique is appropriate to which stage. On this basis managers can generate solutions at both the personal and the organizational level. He shows: [ how to overcome the four main obstacles to developing a balanced problem solving style [ how to manage the relationship between problem solving style and stress [ how to use physical movement as an aid to problem solving. A unique feature of the book is a Problem Solving Styles Profile that enables each reader to apply the material in the text to improve their own problem solving capability. Written in a lively and practical style and drawing on examples from a wide range of real-life problems, Dr Newman's book is certain of a warm welcome from managers, team leaders and professionals of every kind.


The Disputed Teachings of Vatican II by Thomas G. Guarino

The Disputed Teachings of Vatican II
  • Title : The Disputed Teachings of Vatican II
  • Author : Thomas G. Guarino
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code : 9780802874382
  • Pages : 224
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The Second Vatican Council (1962-1965) radically shook up many centuries of tradition in the Roman Catholic Church. This book by Thomas Guarino, a noted expert on the sources and methods of Catholic doctrine, investigates whether Vatican II's highly contested teachings on religious freedom, ecumenism, and the Virgin Mary represented a harmonious development of--or a rupture with--Catholic tradition. Guarino's careful explanations of such significant terms as continuity, discontinuity, analogy, reversal, reform, and development greatly enhance and clarify his discussion. No other book on Vatican II so clearly elucidates the essential theological principles for determining whether--and to what extent--a conciliar teaching is in continuity or discontinuity with antecedent tradition. Readers from all faith traditions who care about the logic of continuity and change in Christian teaching will benefit from this masterful case study.


Commentary on the Documents of Vatican II. by Herbert Vorgrimler

Commentary on the Documents of Vatican II.
  • Title : Commentary on the Documents of Vatican II.
  • Author : Herbert Vorgrimler
  • Publisher : Burns & Oates
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 413
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Vol. I: Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy; Decree on the Instruments of Social Communication; Dogmatic Constitution on the Church; Decree on Eastern Catholic Churches. Vol. 2: Decree on Ecumenism; Decree on the Bishops' Pastoral Office in the Church; Decree on the Appropriate Renewal of the Religious Life; Decree on Priestly Formation. Vol. III: Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian Religions; Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation; Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity. Vol. IV: Declaration on Christian Education; Declaragion on Religious Freedom; Decree on the Church's Missionary Activity; Decree on the Ministry and Life of Priests. Vol. V: Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World.


Gregorianum by N.A

Gregorianum
  • Title : Gregorianum
  • Author : N.A
  • Publisher :
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  • Language : English
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Made-To-Measure Problem-Solving by Victor Newman

Made-To-Measure Problem-Solving
  • Title : Made-To-Measure Problem-Solving
  • Author : Victor Newman
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • ISBN Code : 1351921053
  • Pages : N.A
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  • Language : English
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Do you solve problems in the style of a coyote, competitor or eagle? Recognising the way you approach and deal with problems at work will enable you to identify the most suitable technique to use on a daily basis. Victor Newman's practical book strikes at the heart of fundamental challenges faced by all managers. It looks beyond the conventional techniques of problem-solving to the underlying process, identifies eight stages and explains how to recognise which technique is appropriate to which stage. On this basis managers can generate solutions at both the personal and the organisational level. A unique feature of the book is a Problem Solving Styles Profile that enables each reader to apply the material in the text to improve their own problem-solving capability.


A Catholic Eton? by Paul Shrimpton

A Catholic Eton?
  • Title : A Catholic Eton?
  • Author : Paul Shrimpton
  • Publisher : Gracewing Publishing
  • ISBN Code : 9780852446614
  • Pages : 308
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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When in 1858 Newman was retiring from the Catholic University in Dublin, friends approached him when confronted with the problem of where to educate their sons and he became the central figure in the establishment of the Oratory School. Newmand and his co-founders - a trio of brilliant Catholic laymen, two parliamentary barristers and Lord Acton - faced stiff resistance in setting up the first Catholic public school; and once it opened their troubles were compunded by a staff mutiny and threats of closure from Rome. This is no standard story because the Oratory School was no standard school. It was the school's fate to be caught up in many of the key controversies of the time, not least because of its association with Newman; and for this reason the tale of its formative years under Newman provides important insights into Victorian life and English Catholic history. The story of the early years of the school, which counted Gerard Manley Hopkins among its masters, Hilaire Belloc among its pupils, and Newman as its guiding light, is told here fully for the first time.