Doing Theology

ISBN-10: 0809145642

ISBN-13: 9780809145645

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jared Wicks

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Shows how major Christian thinkers (Irenaeus, Origen, Luther, and others) pursued theological understanding and then reviews the directions given by Vatican Council II for working out a beneficial and well-grounded Christian theology.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Paulist Press
Publication date: 9/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

God's Revelation
Theology and Doctrines
The Structure of This Book
A Note on Theological Genre
Theology in History and the Church
Theology and Meaning
Theology in Past Eras of Christianity
Two Early Fathers: Irenaeus and Origin
Theology at the Beginning of the Modern Age: Luther and Cano
Theology in 1870 and 1950: Vatican I and Pope Pius XII
Theology in the Light of the Second Vatican Council
Doctrine Reformulated to Benefit Human Beings (John XXIII)
New Light on Tradition, Scripture, and the Teaching Office (Magisterium)
Doctrine in History
The Hierarchy of Truths
The Two Phases of Theological Method
Listening and Explaining in Faith and Theology
The Elements of a Complete Theological Method
Doing Theology by Listening to the Biblical Word
Theology and the Bible
The Canonical Scriptures and Theology
Canon and Canonicity
The Christian Old Testament Canon
The New Testament Canon
Canon and Church
The Inspired Word
Inspiration as a Charism of Communication
Inspiration and Patristic Interpretation
Church Affirmations of Biblical Inspiration
Interpreting the Bible
The Retrieval of Original Textual Meanings
Understanding the Bible's Further Meaning
Reading Biblical Passages in the Whole Canon
Reading Biblical Books in the Church
From Meaning to Meaning
Doing Theology in the Stream of Catholic Tradition
From the Apostolic "Deposit" to Creeds and Dogma
The Apostolic "Deposit,"
The Rule of Faith
The Early Creeds
A Dogmatic Creed: Nicea, AD 325
St. Thomas on "Articles of Faith"
Tradition in the Fathers, the Liturgy, and the Saints
Our "Fathers in the Faith"
Liturgy as a Theological Source
Holy Lives as a Theological Source
Traditions in Theology-Theology in Tradition
Trent's Reception of Unwritten Traditions
Newman on Tradition's Coherence and Fecundity
Vatican II on the Living Tradition
Theology in the Tradition
Doing Theology in the Light of Church Teaching
The Teaching Office in the New Testament
Apostles and Elders/Bishops as Teachers
Paul's Mandate to the Elders of Ephesus (Acts 20)
The Magisterium of the Church Seen from the New Testament
The Teaching Office and Theology Interacting in History
The Patristic Episcopal Magisterium
The Early "Petrine" Magisterium
Magisterium and Theology: Modern Developments
With Vatican Council II, a New Relationship
The Magisterium and Theology Today: Related but Different
Two Situations and Manners of Service
The Theologian and Magisterial Teaching
Analysis of Church Teaching
Constructive Theological Thinking and Church Teaching
Doing Theology amidst Life
Theology as Methodical Discipline and as Wisdom
A Methodical Discipline of Perception
Explanation in the Theological Disciplines
The Theological Areas and Basic Topics
Wisdom for Living
Theology in the Communal Life of Faith
Theology Enriched from the Ecclesial Community
Theology Contributing to the Church Community
Theology in the Personal Life of Faith
Theology Enriched by Personal Experience
Theology Speaks to Personal Experience
A Closing Word
Pope John XXIII, Opening Address of the Second Vatican Council (October 11, 1962)
Pope Paul VI, Opening of the Second Period of Vatican Council II (September 29, 1963)
Pope Paul VI, Address at the Last Meeting of Vatican Council II (December 7, 1965)
Catholic Doctrine on Revelation and Faith: The Conciliar Texts
Jared Wicks, SJ, Theologians at Vatican Council II
Pope Benedict XVI, Interpreting Vatican Council II (December 22, 2005)
The Subject Areas of Catholic Theology
The Levels of Teaching by the Catholic Magisterium
Recommended Further Reading
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