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Philosophy and Catholic theology : a primer

Author: Philip A Egan
Publisher: Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This short book offers a survey of recent philosophy and how its different patterns of thought have influenced Catholic theologians. Rooted in the questions raised by Vatican I and the directions pointed by Vatican II, 'Philosophy and Catholic Theology' shows how theology has developed over the past two centuries and how it builds on the foundations philosophy has laid since the Middle Ages and the crises of the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip A Egan
ISBN: 9780814656617 0814656617
OCLC Number: 256764912
Notes: "A Michael Glazier book."
Description: ix, 181 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Theology --
Dei filius and the interrelationship of faith and reason --
Theology as an academic discipline --
The history and scope of theology --
The function of theology --
Recent theology --
Neoscholasticism --
Antimodernism --
Social teaching --
La nouvelle théologie --
The "event" of Vatican II --
Liberation theologies --
Crises in moral theology --
Philosophy and theology --
Which philosophy for theology? --
The influence of philosophies on recent Catholic theology --
Theological method --
The structures of theology --
Some current styles of theology.
Responsibility: Philip A. Egan.
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This book would be a very helpful overview and orientation for theology majors and beginning graduate students in theology. I think it might also be useful for non-Catholic philosophers teaching in Read more...

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