Doors to the Sacred A Historical Introduction to the Sacraments in the Catholic Church

ISBN-10: 0764807188

ISBN-13: 9780764807183

Edition: 2001

Authors: Joseph Martos

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List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Liguori Publications
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 477
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Joseph Martos is a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, and director of the Russell Institute of Religion and Ministry at Spalding University.

Introduction: History and Sacraments
A History of Sacraments
Sacraments in All Religions
The Beginnings of the Christian Sacraments
Israel and the Roman Empire
The Early Christian Community
The Patristic Period
The Sacramental Seal
Augustine and Afterward
The Development of the Catholic Sacraments
Seven Liturgical Sacraments
Sign and Reality
The Sacramental Character
Aristotle, Aquinas, and the Sacraments
Legalism, Nominalism, and Magic
Catholic and Protestant Sacraments
Luther and the Protestant Reformation
Trent and the Catholic Counter-Reformation
The Modern Centuries
The Sacraments Today
Twentieth-Century Developments
Contemporary Sacramental Theology
Contemporary Sacramental Practices
Histories of the Sacraments
Parallels and Precedents
Baptism and Christian Initiation
Baptism in the Middle Ages
Baptism in Modern Times
Baptism in Contemporary Catholicism
Parallels and Precedents
Receiving the Holy Spirit
From Consignation to Confirmation
Confirmation in Modern Times
Confirmation in the Contemporary Church
Parallels and Precedents
From the Last Supper to the Liturgy
The Mass and Eucharist in the Middle Ages
The Lord's Supper and the Modern Mass
Liturgy and Eucharist in the Twentieth Century
Parallels and Precedents
Repentance and Reconciliation in Early Christianity
Confession and Penance in the Middle Ages
The Modern Sacrament of Penance
Sacramental Reconciliation in the Church Today
Parallels and Precedents
Healing and Anointing in the Early Church
From Anointing the Sick to Anointing the Dying
The Modern Sacrament of Extreme Unction
Return to Anointing of the Sick
Parallels and Precedents
Early Christian Marriage
From Secular to Ecclesiastical Marriage
Marriage in the Modern Church
Marriage in Contemporary Catholicism
Parallels and Precedents
Christian Ministries and Sacred Orders
Holy Orders in the Middle Ages
The Modern Catholic Priesthood
Ministries in the Church Today
Conclusion: Sacraments and the Future
Index of Names and Topics
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