After Forty Years
Vatical [i.e. Vatican] Council II's Diverse Legacy : Proceedings From the 28th Annual Convention of the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, September 23-25, 2005, Charlotte, North CarolinaBook - 2007
After Forty Years deals with the two great Constitutions on the Church (Lumen Gentium and Gaudium et Spes); its epochal Constitution on Divine Revelation, and hence also on Scripture (Dei Verbum); its Declaration on Religious Liberty (Dignitatis Humanae); and its Decree on Ecumenism (Unitatis Redintegratio). Because of the special interest of a number of the contributors, there is a heavy emphasis on the meaning and significance of the "anthropology" of Gaudium et Spes. This book, however, is no superficial survey of the general ideas and thrust of the Second Vatican Council, as so many books on the subject turn out to be; but it is rather an in-depth look at the meaning an import of several of the Council's most important themes and decisions. The volume contains a number of outstanding contributors, including Jesuit Father William S. Kurz of Marquette, Sister Mary Timothy Prokes, F.S.E., of the Notre Dame Graduate School of Christendom College, and New York University's Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Dr. Paul Vitz, now teaching at the new Institute for Psychological Sciences (IPS) in Northern Virginia. Book jacket.
Publisher: South Bend, Ind. : St. Augustine's Press, 2007.
Characteristics: xv, 285 p. ; 22 cm.
Alternative Title: After 40 years
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