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Why Catholic theology needs future-talk today

Carl J. Peter

Why Catholic theology needs future-talk today

presidential address delivered at the annual convention of the Catholic Theological Society of America, Los Angeles, California 1972

by Carl J. Peter

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Published by Catholic Theological Society of America in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology -- Catholic Church -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Carl J. Peter.
    ContributionsCatholic Theological Society of America.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [146]-167;
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21772106M

    A criterion of Catholic theology is that it should be practised in professional, prayerful and charitable collaboration with the whole company of Catholic theologians in the communion of the Church, in a spirit of mutual appreciation and support, attentive both to the needs and comments of the faithful and to the guidance of the Church’s pastors. Theology is the critical reflection on the beliefs and practices of faith communities. It requires ethical analysis, historical awareness, and contextual understanding. Courses cover systematic theology, Christian ethics, philosophy, and the history of doctrine. Courses in missional and ecumenical theology focus on the integrative character of.

      If a diocesan bishop today has, for whatever reason, chosen to dispense with the services of a censor librorum, this means that he can grant approval (the imprimatur) for the printing of a Catholic book without it having a nihil obstat. It could be, for example, that the bishop himself is a former theology professor, and is perfectly capable of.   Christianity Today provides thoughtful, biblical perspectives on theology, church, ministry, and culture on the official site of Christianity Today Magazine.

    Why, then, should Catholic theology, because of its postulates, lemmata, and mysteries, be denied the name of a science? Apart from the domain of dogma proper, the theologian may approach the numerous controversial questions and more intricate problems with the same freedom as . Who Needs Theology? is an easy-to-read introductory book to what theology is and why it is important and useful to all Christians, not just pastors or professors. The authors believe that everyone is a theologian, as theology is ultimately an attempt to answer the "big" questions about life that everyone wonders about, and most people have some /5.


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