Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology by Gabriel FlynnRessourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology by Gabriel Flynn

Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology

EditorGabriel Flynn, Paul D. Murray

Paperback | January 16, 2014

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Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology provides both a historical and a theological analysis of the achievements of the renowned generation of theologians whose influence pervaded French theology and society in the period 1930 to 1960, and beyond. Itconsiders how the principal exponents of ressourcement, leading Dominicans and Jesuits of the faculties of Le Saulchoir (Paris) and Lyon-Fourviere, inspired a renaissance in twentieth-century Catholic theology and initiated a movement for renewal that contributed to the reforms of the Second VaticanCouncil. The book assesses the origins and historical development of the biblical, liturgical, and patristic ressourcement in France, Germany, and Belgium, and offers fresh insights into the thought of the movement's leading scholars. It analyses the fierce controversies that erupted within the Jesuit andDominican orders and between leading ressourcement theologians and the Vatican. The volume also contributes to the elucidation of the complex question of terminology, the interpretation of which still engenders controversy in discussions of ressourcement and nouvelle theologie. It concludes withreflections on how the most important movement in twentieth-century Roman Catholic theology continues to impact on contemporary society and on Catholic and Protestant theological enquiry in the new millennium.
Gabriel Flynn is Lecturer in Systematic Theology at Mater Dei Institute, Dublin City University, Ireland. Paul D. Murray is Director of the Centre for Catholic Studies and Professor of Systematic Theology at Durham University, UK.
Title:Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic TheologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:604 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:January 16, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Gabriel Flynn: Introduction: The twentieth-century renaissance in Catholic theologyI: The ressourcement movement: history and context1. Gemma Simmonds, CJ: Jansenism - an early ressourcement movement?2. Gerard Loughlin: Nouvelle theologie: a return to Modernism?3. Francesca Aran Murphy: Gilson and the ressourcement4. Michael A. Conway: Maurice Blondel and ressourcement5. Etienne Fouilloux: A new Lyon School (1919-39)?6. Henry Donneaud, OP: Gagnebet's hidden ressourcement: a Dominican speculative theology from Toulouse7. A. N. Williams: The traditionalist in spite of himself: Teilhard de Chardin and ressourcement8. John Saward: L'Eglise a ravi son coeur: Charles Journet and the theologians of ressourcement on the personality of the church9. Joseph A. Komonchak: Humani Generis and nouvelle theologie10. Hans Boersma: Analogy of truth: the sacramental epistemology of nouvelle theologie11. Jurgen Mettepenningen: Nouvelle theologie: four historical stages of theological reform towards ressourcement (1935-65)12. Christopher Ruddy: Ressourcement and the enduring legacy of post-Tridentine theologyII: Central figures of the ressourcement13. Janette Gray, RSM: Marie-Dominique Chenu and Le Saulchoir: a stream of Catholic renewal14. Gabriel Flynn: Ressourcement, ecumenism, and pneumatology: the contribution of Yves Congar to nouvelle theologie15. David Grumett: Henri de Lubac: looking for books to read the world16. Bernard Pottier, SJ: Danielou and the twentieth-century patristic renewal17. James Hanvey, SJ: Henri Bouillard: the freedom of faith18. Edward T. Oakes, SJ: Balthasar and ressourcement: an ambiguous relationship19. Jake C. Yap: Louis Bouyer and the unity of theologyIII: Ressourcement as a threefold programme of renewal20. Benedict T. Viviano, OP: The renewal of biblical studies in France 1934-54 as an element in theological ressourcement21. Keith F. Pecklers, SJ: Ressourcement and the renewal of Catholic liturgy: on celebrating the New Rite22. Brian E. Daley, SJ: Knowing God in history and in the church: Dei Verbum and 'nouvelle theologie'IV: Ressourcement and 'the Church in the Modern World'23. Stephen M. Fields, SJ: Ressourcement and the retrieval of Thomism for the contemporary world24. Gerald O Collins, SJ: Ressourcement and Vatican II25. Paul McPartlan: Ressourcement, Vatican II, and eucharistic ecclesiology26. Richard Lennan: The theology of Karl Rahner: an alternative to the ressourcement?27. Lewis Ayres, Patricia Kelly, and Thomas Humphries: Benedict XVI: a ressourcement theologian?28. Marcus Pound: Lacan's return to Freud: a case of theological ressourcement?29. Paul D. Murray: Expanding Catholicity through Ecumenicity in the Work of Yves Congar: Ressourcement, Receptive Ecumenism, and Catholic Reform30. John Webster: Ressourcement theology and Protestantism31. Andrew Louth: French ressourcement theology and Orthodoxy: a living mutual relationship?John McDade, SJ: Epilogue: Ressourcement in retrospect

Editorial Reviews

"Ressourcement: A Movement for Renewal in Twentieth-Century Catholic Theology represents the definitive academic 'handbook' for the English-speaking world, for a long time to come, on one of the most important and influential movements in 20th century Catholic theology. The remarkable breadthof topics treated and the impressive variety and consistently high quality of scholars involved bespeaks the significant ongoing impact of the ressourcement movement on contemporary Catholic as well as Protestant theology. This volume will need to belong to the working libraries of all theologians,Catholic or Protestant, who continue to reflect on how one of the most important theological movements of the 20th century continues to impact the theological inquiries and perspectives of the new millennium." --Reinhard Hutter, Duke University Divinity School