Vatican II: Renewal within Tradition by Matthew L Lamb

Vatican II: Renewal within Tradition

byMatthew L Lamb, Matthew Levering

Paperback | May 15, 2008

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$35.50

Earn 178 plum® points

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

From 1962 to 1965, in perhaps the most important religious event of the twentieth century, the Second Vatican Council met to plot a course for the future of the Roman Catholic Church. After thousands of speeches, resolutions, and votes, the Council issued sixteen official documents on topicsranging from divine revelation to relations with non-Christians. In many ways, though, the real challenges began after the council was over and Catholics began to argue over the interpretation of the documents. Many analysts perceived the Council's far-reaching changes as breaks with Churchtradition, and soon this became the dominant bias in the American and other media, which lacked the theological background to approach the documents on their own terms. In Vatican II: Renewal Within Tradition, an international team of theologians offers a different reading of the documents fromVatican II. The Council was indeed putting forth a vision for the future of the Church, but that vision was grounded in two millennia of tradition. Taken together, these essays demonstrate that Vatican II's documents are a development from an established antecedent in the Roman Catholic Church.Each chapter contextualizes Vatican II teachings within that rich tradition. The resulting book is an indispensable and accessible companion to the Council's developments, one that focuses on theology and transcends the mass-media storyline of "liberal" versus "conservative."

About The Author

Matthew Lamb is a Professor of Theology and Chair of the Department of Theology at Ave Maria University. Matthew Levering is a Myser Fellow at the Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame and an Associate Professor of Theology at Ave Maria University.
Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements
Sociology and Human Rights: New Engagements

by Patricia Hynes

$58.59$73.21

Available for download

Not available in stores

New Directions in the Sociology of Human Rights
New Directions in the Sociology of Human Rights

by Patricia Hynes

$170.59$213.16

Available for download

Not available in stores

The Reception of Vatican II
The Reception of Vatican II

by Matthew L. Lamb

$19.19$23.99

Available for download

Not available in stores

Details & Specs

Title:Vatican II: Renewal within TraditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 6.1 × 9.09 × 1.18 inPublished:May 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195332679

ISBN - 13:9780195332674

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Vatican II: Renewal within Tradition

Reviews