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The legacy of John Paul II

Author: Michael A Hayes, Chaplain.; Gerald O'Collins
Publisher: London ; New York : Burns & Oates, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Legacy of John Paul II responds to the challenge of the assimilation of Vatican II in helping readers and students to come to grips with the important themes in John Paul II's theology. This is important as his influence is already as great as that of almost any other Pope and his teachings and writings need to be studied carefully by Christians of all denominations." "John Paul II's writings were as prolific  Read more...
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Named Person: John Paul, Pope; II ) Johannes Paul (Papst; John Paul, Pope
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Hayes, Chaplain.; Gerald O'Collins
ISBN: 9780860124405 0860124401
OCLC Number: 283797129
Notes: A series of papers given at a conference held at St. Mary's University College, Twickenham (UK) on 25-26 March, 2008.
Description: xix, 274 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. John Paul II and the development of doctrine / Gerald O'Collins --
2. John Paul II: the man and his ideas / Edward Stourton --
3. John Paul II and Hans Urs von Balthasar / Brendan Leahy --
4. John Paul II and his ecclesiology / John McDade --
Response to Chapters 3 and 4 (Brendan Leahy and John McDade): Peter and Mary, some Rahnerian reflections / Philip Endean --
5. John Paul II and moral theology / David Albert Jones --
6. The legacy of Pope John Paul II: ecumenical dialogue / Kevin J.P. McDonald --
Response to Chapter 6 (Archbishop Kevin McDonald): The legacy of Pope John Paul II: ecumenical dialogue / Christopher John Hill --
7. John Paul II and Lutherans: actions and reactions / Jared Wicks --
8. John Paul II and Islam / Christian W. Troll --
Response to Chapter 8 (Christian Troll): John Paul II and Islam / Simonetta Calderini --
9. John Paul II and Catholic-Jewish dialogue / Margaret Shepherd --
10. 'Mohammed: prophet for Christians also?' / Christian W. Troll.
Responsibility: edited by Michael A. Hayes, Gerald O'Collins.

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