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A brief history of Vatican II

Author: Giuseppe Alberigo; Matthew Sherry
Publisher: Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Second Vatican Council, summoned by Pope John XXIII on Christmas Day 1961, met in four autumn sessions from 1962 to 1965. The Council was a watershed in both world Christian and world religious history. Historian Giuseppe Alberigo tells the story of that Council for a generation that has come of age since its close. Here, the drama of the Council comes alive, as the assembled bishops and their advisors worked  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alberigo, Giuseppe.
Brief history of Vatican II.
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)607651741
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Giuseppe Alberigo; Matthew Sherry
ISBN: 9781570756382 1570756384
OCLC Number: 62535960
Description: xv, 141 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / John W. O'Malley --
The proclamation of the Council (1959-1962) --
Toward a conciliar consciousness (1962) --
The Council matures (1963) --
The Church is a communion (1964) --
The faith lives within history (1965) --
For the renewal of Christianity.
Other Titles: Breve storia del Concilio Vaticano II.
Responsibility: Giuseppe Alberigo ; translated by Matthew Sherry.
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This book illuminates the key events and meaning of the most important religious event of the twentieth century. With brevity and insight, Giuseppe Alberigo tells the story of Vatican II Council for  Read more...

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