When the Magisterium Intervenes

The Magisterium and Theologians in Today's Church


Author: Richard R. Gaillardetz

Publisher: Liturgical Press

ISBN: 0814680550

Category: Religion

Page: 320

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Catholicism has always recognized the need for a normative doctrinal teaching authority. Yet the character, scope, and exercise of that authority, what has come to be called the magisterium, has changed significantly over two millennia. This book gathers contributions from leading Catholic scholars in considering new factors that must be taken into account as we consider the church's official teaching authority in today's postmodern context. Noted experts in their fields cover many intriguing topics here, including the investigation of theologians that has occurred in recent years, canonical perspectives on such investigations, the role that women religious have played in these issues, the place of the media when problems arise, and possible future ways forward The book concludes with "The Elizabeth Johnson Dossier," a selection of documents essential to understanding the case of Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ, whose work was recently the subject of severe criticism by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.Contributors include Bradford Hinze, James Coriden, Colleen Mallon, Ormond Rush, Gerard Mannion, Anthony Godzieba, Vincent Miller, Richard Gaillardetz, and Elizabeth Johnson.

Gender and Theology


Author: Elaine Wainwright,Lisa Sowle Cahill,Diego Irarrazaval

Publisher: SCM Press

ISBN: 0334031206

Category: Religion

Page: 144

View: 1859

Concilium has long been a household-name for cutting-edge critical and constructive theological thinking. Past contributors include leading Catholic scholars such as Hans Küng, Gregory Baum and Edward Schillebeeckx, and the editors of the review belong to the international "who's who" in the world of contemporary theology. Published five times a year, each issue reflects a deep knowledge and scholarship presented in a highly readable style, and each issue offers a wide variety of viewpoints from leading thinkers from all over the world.

The Magisterium-theology Relationship

Contemporary Theological Conceptions in the Light of Universal Church Teaching Since 1835 and the Pronouncements of the Bishops of the United States


Author: Anthony J. Figueiredo

Publisher: Gregorian Biblical BookShop

ISBN: 9788876528934

Category: Religion

Page: 530

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The author offers an historical and systematic analysis of magisterial documents from 1835 to the present day, addressing such important issues as the relationship between theological reasoning and magisterial statement, dissent, the natural moral law, the “grades” of Church teaching and the “conditioning” of dogma. He identifies areas of difficulty, points out contradictions, offers solutions, calls for further reflection and determines the definitive foundation for a correct rapport between magisterium and theologians.

Theology in Service to the Church

Global and Ecumenical Perspectives


Author: Allan Hugh Cole

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1630873578

Category: Religion

Page: 242

View: 5967

As a global religion with growing numbers of expressions, Christianity calls for deepening relationships across traditions while also formulating collaborative visions. A thriving church will require Christians from various traditions and on varying trajectories to become familiar with one another, appreciate one another, and work in common service to God in Jesus Christ. In this book, a group of thirteen distinguished scholars from around the world and representing a range of Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant perspectives demonstrate how theological reflection and broad-based ecumenical conversations may serve the church. Reflecting on numerous salient matters facing the global church, these scholars model what may be accomplished in ecumenical conversations that recognize the gifts that come with unity across diversity among those who seek to be faithful to Jesus Christ.

People of passion

what the churches teach about sex


Author: Elizabeth Stuart,Adrian Thatcher

Publisher: Burns & Oates

ISBN: 9780264673622

Category: Psychology

Page: 295

View: 7582

People of Passion deals with what Christians are saying now, and have said in the past, about sex. It provides a basic theological resource for those who want to explore issues to do with sex and sexuality from a Christian point of view but feel they need to acquire a broader, more informal perspective on the historical background and contemporary developments. First, it enables clergy, ministers and priests to deal with pastoral situations related to sexuality. Second, with Christianity and sexuality appearing regularly on the curriculum in universities, colleges, seminaries and schools throughout the world, it provides an indispensable, easy-to-read guidebook mapping out the terrain and sketching the contours of current controversies. Third, it is an authoritative source for professional people outside the churches who need to keep in touch with Christian teaching about sex and sexuality.

The Pope Speaks


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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Includes recent papal letters, addresses and other major Church documents.

The Encyclicals of John Paul II


Author: Pope John Paul II

Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor (IN)


Category: Christian sociology

Page: 1008

View: 1815

A study of Pope John Paul II's encyclicals reveals the vision and strategy of his pontificate. It is a vis-ion which at once recalls the mysteries of faith and appeals to all men and women of good will to build the future on a firm spiritual and ethical foundation.

The Splendor of Truth

Veritatis Splendor, Encyclical Letter


Author: Catholic Church. Pope (1978-2005 : John Paul II),Pope John Paul II

Publisher: Pauline Books & Media


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 154

View: 6181

Addressed by the Supreme Pontiff Pope John Paul II to all the Bishops of the Catholic Church, regarding certain fundamental questions of the Church's Moral Teaching