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Author Latourelle, René.

Title Theology of revelation : including a commentary on the constitution "Dei verbum" of Vatican II.

Publication Info. Staten Island, N.Y. : Alba House [1966]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  231.74 L359T    Check Shelf
Description 508 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Part One: Biblical notion of Revelation -- I. Revelation in the Old Testament: The moments of the history of Revelation -- Noetic and dynamic force of the Word of God -- Cosmic Revelation and historic Revelation -- Prophetic Revelation -- The object of Revelation -- Man's response to Revelation -- Traits and characteristics of Revelation -- Conclusion -- II. Revelation in the New Testament: The Synoptic Tradition -- The Acts of the Apostles -- Saint Paul -- The Epistle to the Hebrews -- Saint John -- Part Two: The theme of Revelation in the writings of the fathers of the Church -- I. First witnesses: The Apostolic Fathers -- The Apologists (St. Justin, Athenagoras, St. Theophilus of Antioch, The letter to Diognetus) -- II. Saint Irenaeus -- III. The testimony of the Greek Church -- The Alexandrians (Clement of Alexandria, Origen, St. Athanasius, St. Cyril of Alexandria) -- The Capadocians (St. Basil, St. Gregory of Nyssa) -- St. John Chrysostum -- IV. Testimony of the Latin Church -- Tertullian -- St. Cyprian -- St. Augustine -- Conclusion -- Part Three: The notion of Revelation in the theological tradition -- I. Scholastics of the Thirteenth century (Revelation and economy of Revelation, Prophetic Revelation, Faith and Revelation, conclusion) -- Saint Thomas Aquinas (Revelation as a Salvific operation, Revelation as an event in history, Prophetic Revelation as a charism of knowledge, Revelation as word, Revelation, Scripture, Church, From Revelation to faith, Revelation as a degree of the knowledge of God, Conclusion) -- II. Scholatics after Trent -- Melchior Cano and Dominic Banez -- Francis Suarez (Revelation in the strict sense, Illumination or Revelation of the object and the power) -- John de Lugo (Revelation as word, Revelation and habitus or assistance of faith) -- The Carmelites of Salamanca -- III. The scholastic renewal of the XIX century -- John Mohler -- H.J. Denzinger -- J.B. Franzelin -- John Henry Newman -- M.J. Scheeben -- IV. The theology of Revelation in the XX century -- The common teaching at the beginning of the XX century -- Factors of renewal and present-day orientation (Point of deeparture: Dissatifaction and complaint, Protestant theology, Biblical and Patristic renewal, Reflections on theology, Kerygmatic theology, The theological problem of preaching, Development of Dogma, Theology of Revelation and faith) Conclusion -- Part Four: Notion of Revelation and Church Magisterium -- I. The Council of Trent and Protestantism -- II. The first Vatican Council and Rationalism (The activity of the Church in its context, the Dogmatic Constitution on Catholic faith) -- III. The Modernist Crisis (Sources of Modernism, Symptoms of the crisis, Anti-Modernist documents) IV. Contemporary Period (Under the Pontificate of Pius XI, Under the Pontificate of Pius XII) Conclusion -- Part V: Theological Reflection -- I. Revelation as word, testimony, encounter -- Revelation of Word (Human word, Divine word) -- Revelation as testimony (Human testimony, Divine testimony) -- Revelation as Encounter -- II. Revelation and creation -- From the God of history to the God of creation -- Creation as Manifestation of God -- natural revelation and supernatural revelation -- III. History and Revelation -- History, framework for revelation -- History of revelation -- Revelation through history -- The implications of a revelation in and through history -- Conclusion -- IV. Incarnation and revelation -- Intelligibility of an economy of Incarnation for revelation -- Fullness and realism of the Incarnation -- Revelation through the way of Incarnation -- Human proposition, Divine truth -- Christ's position -- The apostle's position -- The Church's postition -- V. Revelation and light of faith -- Scriptural basis -- Nature and function of the interior attraction -- Twofold dimension of the word of God -- Revelation and Sacrament -- VI. Miracle and revelation -- Polyvalence of miracle (Sign of God's agape, Sign of the coming of the Kingdom of Redemption, Sign of divine mission, Sign of Christ's glory, Revelation of the mystery of the Trinity, Symbol of the Sacramentary economy, Sign of the transformations of the end-time) -- VII. Church and revelation -- The word calls the Church into existence -- The Churhc "makes present" the word -- The Church, gaurdian and interpreter of the word -- The Church, sign of revelation -- VIII. Revelation and vision -- Faith, beginning of vision -- Definitive Revelation: vision and encounter -- Revelation of nature, grace, and glory -- IX. The finality of revelation -- Revelation is for the salvation of man -- Revelation is for the glory of God -- X. Unity and complexity of revelation -- The aspects of revelation -- The paradoxes of revelation -- Revelation as action of the Trinity -- XI. Revelation and its transmission according to the Constitution Dej Verbum -- Preface -- Revelation itself (Nature and object of revelation, Preparation for revelation of the good news, Christ, Who brings revelation to fulfillment, Faith, Accepting revelation, Revealed truths) -- Handing on divine revelation (The apostles and their successors, heralds of the Gospel, Sacred tradition, Mutual relationship between tradition and Scripture, Common relationship of tradition and scripture to the Church and Magisterium) -- Part Three: The Notion of Revelation in the theological tradition -- I. Scholastics of the 13th century (St. Bonaventure -- St. Thomas Aquinas -- -- Part Four: Notion of Revelation and Church Magisterium -- I. The Council ... -- Part Five: Theological Reflection -- I. Revelation as word ...
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [491]-508.
Subject Revelation -- History of doctrines.
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano). Constitutio dogmatica de divina revelatione.
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