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The Resource Catholic history for today's church : how our past illuminates our present, John W. O'Malley, SJ

Catholic history for today's church : how our past illuminates our present, John W. O'Malley, SJ

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Catholic history for today's church : how our past illuminates our present
Title
Catholic history for today's church
Title remainder
how our past illuminates our present
Statement of responsibility
John W. O'Malley, SJ
Title variation
Catholic history for todays church
Title variation remainder
how our past illuminates our present
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
We can<U+2019>t understand the issues swirling in today<U+2019>s Catholic church without understanding the past. In Catholic History for Today<U+2019>s Church acclaimed historian John W. O<U+2019>Malley, SJ, illuminates some of today<U+2019>s most contentious issues<U+2014>from celibacy to the role of the pope<U+2014>through their history. In his characteristically engaging style, O<U+2019>Malley<U+2019>s essays provide readers with an overview of each theme in history then explore how that past connects with life today. Many of the essays highlight his expertise on the papacy and the papal curia, as well as the significance and legacies of the Council of Trent and Vatican II. By taking a historical approach, O<U+2019>Malley shows how contemporary issues arose, assesses where they are today, and suggests how they might be changed for the better. Catholic History for Today<U+2019>s Church takes an invaluable long view on topics that too often find us shortsighted
Summary
We can't understand the issues swirling in today's Catholic Church without understanding the past. In this book, acclaimed historian John W. O'Malley, SJ, illuminates contentious issues—from celibacy to the role of the pope—through their history and then shows how that past connects with life today
Writing style
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10455662
Cataloging source
DLC
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O'Malley, John W
Dewey number
282.09
Index
index present
LC call number
BX945.3
LC item number
.O43 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
Target audience
adult
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how our past illuminates our present
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Catholic history for today's church : how our past illuminates our present, John W. O'Malley, SJ
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Publication
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  • "A Sheed & Ward book."
  • Includes index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Part I : the papacy and the popes. The Millennium and the papalization of Catholicism ; Papal job descriptions : yesterday and today ; Cardinals in conclave : a troubled history ; Reform of the Roman Curia : historical and theological perspectives ; The beatification of Pope Pius IX ; Two Popes : Benedict and Francis -- Part II : two councils : Trent and Vatican II. The council of Trent : myths, misunderstandings, and unintended consequences ; Bishops and theologians at the council of Trent : a lesson for today ; The council of Trent and Michelangelo's Last Judgement ; Ten surefire ways to mix up the teaching of Vatican II ; What happened and did not happen at Vatican II ; Dialog and the identity of Vatican II ; Two councils compared : Trent and Vatican II -- Part III : the church at large. Some basics about celibacy ; Were Medieval universities Catholic? ; Excommunicating politicians ; One priesthood, two traditions
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 235 pages
Isbn
9781442250024
Lccn
2015006433
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 907976268
  • (OCoLC)907976268
Label
Catholic history for today's church : how our past illuminates our present, John W. O'Malley, SJ
Publication
Note
  • "A Sheed & Ward book."
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I : the papacy and the popes. The Millennium and the papalization of Catholicism ; Papal job descriptions : yesterday and today ; Cardinals in conclave : a troubled history ; Reform of the Roman Curia : historical and theological perspectives ; The beatification of Pope Pius IX ; Two Popes : Benedict and Francis -- Part II : two councils : Trent and Vatican II. The council of Trent : myths, misunderstandings, and unintended consequences ; Bishops and theologians at the council of Trent : a lesson for today ; The council of Trent and Michelangelo's Last Judgement ; Ten surefire ways to mix up the teaching of Vatican II ; What happened and did not happen at Vatican II ; Dialog and the identity of Vatican II ; Two councils compared : Trent and Vatican II -- Part III : the church at large. Some basics about celibacy ; Were Medieval universities Catholic? ; Excommunicating politicians ; One priesthood, two traditions
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 235 pages
Isbn
9781442250024
Lccn
2015006433
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 907976268
  • (OCoLC)907976268

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