Contemporary Catholic Theology: A Reader

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Michael A. Hayes, Liam Gearon
A&C Black, Mar 1, 1999 - Religion - 528 pages
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The contents of this volume offer the reader a broad insight into Catholic theology. Established as an indispensable introduction to six areas of study: The Old Testament, The New Testament, The Person of Jesus, The Church, Christian Morality, and The Sacraments. This collection provides key texts from some of the most distinguished writers in Catholic theology today.Contributors include: Philippe BTguerie and Claude Duchesneau, Christopher Butler, Raymond Brown, S.S., Joseph A. Fitzmyer, S.J., Gideon Goosen and Margaret Tomlinson, John H. Hayes, Monika Hellwig, Aidan Kavanagh, O.S.B., Dermot A. Lane, Enda Lyons, Vincent MacNamara, Richard P. McBrien, Enda McDonagh, Joseph Martos, Robert Murray, S.J., Denis F. O'Callaghan, Timothy E. O'Connell, John F. O'Grady, Jean-Pierre PrTvost, Thomas P. Rausch, S.J., Jeffrey S. Siker, Daniel L. Smith-Christopher, Francis Sullivan, S.J.
 

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Contents

The Church
3
Revelation Robert Murray SJ
13
HistoricalCritical Exegesis of the Bible in Roman
25
Old Testament
40
The Canon of the Old Testament J H Hayes
62
What is a Prophet? JeanPierre Prevost
87
New Testament
109
The Gospel Stories Gideon Goosen
135
The Church Lumen Gentium
279
The Church in the Modern World
294
The Church We Believe In Francis Sullivan SJ
316
Evaluation and Interpretation of the Documents
335
Ecumenism Christopher Butler
349
Christian Morality
369
The History of Moral Theology
389
Sexual Morality and Social Justice
403

The Spiritual fourney of Paul the Apostle
165
Person of Jesus
183
Jesus Saviour and Son of God Monika Hellwig
234
His Own Person or Divine Puppet? Enda Lyons
251
The Church and the Council
259
Sacraments
434
The Development of the Catholic Sacraments
453
The Sacraments in the History of the Church
484
Acknowledgements
500
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Michael A. Hayes after serving as head of the School of Theology, Philosophy, and History at St Mary's University College, Twickenham, London, is currently a Vice-Principal. He is editor of The Pastoral Review and his publications include New Religious Movements in the Catholic Church (Burns &Oates, 2005) and Contemporary Catholic Theology: A Reader (Continuum, 2000). Liam Gearon is Lecturer in Religious Education at the University of Oxford, UK, and is Senior Research Fellowship at Harris Manchester College.

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