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Dulles, Avery 1918-2008

Works: 369 works in 972 publications in 10 languages and 18,657 library holdings
Genres: History  Comparative studies  Biography  Biographies  Controversial literature  Sources 
Roles: Author, Creator, Other, Dedicatee, Honoree, Speaker
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Models of the church by Avery Dulles( Book )

64 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the basic functions of the church as an institution, a form of mystical communication, a sacrament, and a servant, while assessing its different roles in the lives of believers and in its mission on Earth
Models of revelation by Avery Dulles( Book )

41 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book the author explores the doctrine at the very center of Christianity: that Christianity is based on the word of God as given to the church. Following the format of his earlier Models of the Church, Dulles derives five models of the character of this much-neglected theme of revelation. He considers revelation as doctrine, as history, as inner experience, as dialectical presence, and as new awareness. - Back cover
The Catholicity of the church by Avery Dulles( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nearly all Christians profess allegiance to the holy catholic church, but the meaning of the term "catholic" is widely disputed. This book investigates the historical use of the word and the various aspects of catholicity. Beginning with the word's divine source in Christ as "the first-born of all creation," Dulles goes on to discuss such topics as the "catholic principle," Catholicism as a specific ecclesial type, and the possibility of a "Protestant Catholicism." He concludes by asking how, given the current "parochial" appearance of Christianity, any Christian church can plausibly claim to be catholic
A history of apologetics by Avery Dulles( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cardinal Avery Dulles's A History of Apologetics provides an overview of Christian apologetics, from its beginning in the New Testament through the Middle Ages and on to the present resurgence of apologetics among Catholics and Protestants. Dulles shows how Christian apologists have at times both criticized and drawn from their intellectual surroundings to present the reasonableness of Christian belief
Church and society : the Laurence J. McGinley lectures, 1988-2007 by Avery Dulles( )

12 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the leading theologians of our time, Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., has written and lectured on a wide range of topics across his distinguished career, and for a wide range of audiences. Integrating faith and scholarship, he has created a rich body of work that, in the words of one observer, is "both faithful to Catholic tradition and fresh in its engagement with the contemporary world."" "Here, brought together for the first time in one volume, are the talks Cardinal Dulles has given twice each year since the Laurence J. McGinley Lectures were initiated in 1988, conceived broadly as a forum on Church and society. The result is a diverse collection that reflects the breadth of his thinking and engages with many of the most important - and difficult - religious issues of our day." "Organized chronologically, the lectures are often responses to timely issues, such as the relationship between religion and politics, a topic he treated in the last weeks of the presidential campaign of 1992. Other lectures take up questions surrounding human rights, faith and evolution, forgiveness, the death penalty, the doctrine of religious freedom, the population of hell, and a whole array of theological subjects, many of which intersect with culture and politics."--Jacket
The craft of theology : from symbol to system by Avery Dulles( Book )

25 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avery Dulles's theological career has spanned one of the most creative and confusing periods in the history of the church. With the goal of integrating new information from philosophy and the sciences into a deeper understanding of the world and society, the many theological schools pursued independent agendas, with the net effect of a loss of coherence. It is Fr. Dulles's contention that theological schools have drifted so far apart that what seems false and dangerous to one school seems almost self-evident to another. Theologians lack a common language, common goals, and common norms. Exploring the possibilities for greater consensus, The Craft of Theology illustrates how a "post-critical" theology can draw on the riches of Scripture and tradition as it reflects on the faith of the church in new contexts. Fr. Dulles discusses the freedom of theology within the university and sets forth principles for a fresh dialogue with philosophy, the sciences, and other Christian churches
The survival of dogma by Avery Dulles( Book )

25 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with faith, teaching authority and dogma, showing that these various dimensions of the Christian reality, instead of evolving peacefully from within according to predetermined categories, undergo a discontinuous 'quantum leap' each time that the culture in which Christianity is imbedded passes into a new phase. Because of the cultural revolution through which mankind is presently passing, teachers in the Church must be more than usually open to new formulations and slow to condemn views that are seriously proposed by prudent and committed Christians. Flexibility is not the antithesis of structure, but the condition of preserving it in a changing world
The assurance of things hoped for : a theology of Christian faith by Avery Dulles( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christian theology has from its beginnings pointed to faith as the necessary path by which humans may enter into a saving relationship with God. Faith has been taken to be the fundamental Christian virtue, the indispensable prerequisite for hope, charity, and good works. But recent monographs on this important topic are lacking
The resilient church : the necessity and limits of adaptation by Avery Dulles( Book )

12 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the problems and possibilities that confront the Catholic Church as an institution today, dealing with such aspects of the church as mission (purpose), renewal of doctrine, social justice, changing concepts of church membership, etc
The reshaping of Catholicism : current challenges in the theology of Church by Avery Dulles( Book )

10 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apologetics and the Biblical Christ by Avery Dulles( Book )

27 editions published between 1063 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revelation theology : a history by Avery Dulles( Book )

13 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Church to believe in : discipleship and the dynamics of freedom by Avery Dulles( Book )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit, faith, and church by Wolfhart Pannenberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The splendor of faith : the theological vision of Pope John Paul II by Avery Dulles( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dimensions of the church; a postconciliar reflection by Avery Dulles( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the critical importance of today's Catholics seeing the true dimensions of the Church, rather than as something separate from the real world
Church membership as a Catholic and ecumenical problem by Avery Dulles( Book )

11 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflects Avery Dulles' long-standing interest in ecumenical theology and the implications of current developments in ecumenical dialogue for contemporary Catholic ecclesiology
Newman by Avery Dulles( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revelation and the quest for unity by Avery Dulles( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Holocaust, never to be forgotten : reflections on the Holy See's document "We remember" by Avery Dulles( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Holocaust, Never to Be Forgotten provides thought-provoking reflections by significant leaders in the Jewish-Christian dialogue on the landmark declaration of the Catholic Church issued by the Vatican in 1998 that acknowledges and seeks forgiveness for the participation of Christians in the terrible evil of the Nazi persecution and systematic annihilation of the Jewish people, which is called in all of its horror simply "the Holocaust" (in Hebrew the Shoah). The book contains the full text of the Holy See's document, with its introduction by Pope John Paul II himself, as well as the explanatory address to the American Jewish Committee by Cardinal Edward Idris Cassidy, the president of the Vatican Commission for Religious Relations With the Jews. It also contains essays by two important theological thinkers, one a Jew and one a Catholic, both deeply concerned with interreligious dialogue. Rabbi Leon Klenicki sums up a number of Jewish perspectives on the strengths and weaknesses of the statement, while noted theologian Avery Dulles, S.J., explores the various Catholic responses to the Holocaust in the past and how this document breaks new ground. Cardinal Cassidy's statement explains both the background to the document, emphasizing the central importance of repentance (teshuvah) to the document, and its unequivocal rejection of those who deny the Holocaust ever happened."--Jacket
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The Catholicity of the church
Models of revelationThe Catholicity of the churchA history of apologeticsChurch and society : the Laurence J. McGinley lectures, 1988-2007The craft of theology : from symbol to systemThe assurance of things hoped for : a theology of Christian faithThe splendor of faith : the theological vision of Pope John Paul IIChurch membership as a Catholic and ecumenical problem
Alternative Names
Avery Dulles americký kardinál, duchovní a teolog

Avery Dulles Amerikaans theoloog (1918-2008)

Avery Dulles imam Yesuit dan kardinal Katolik

Avery Dulles prélat catholique

Avery Dulles teolog amerykański, duchowny katolicki, jezuita, kardynał

Avery Dulles US-amerikanischer katholischer Theologe und Kardinal

Avery Robert Dulles

Avery Robert Dulles cardinale, teologo e gesuita statunitense

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Dulles, Avery 1918-

Dulles Avery Cardinal

Dulles, Avery R. 1918-2008

Dulles, Avery R. (Avery Robert), 1918-2008

Dulles Avery Robert

Dulles, Avery Robert 1918-

Dulles, Avery Robert 1918-2008

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