By Gerald O'Collins, Mario Farrugia
The bestselling Catholicism has now been revised and up-to-date for an eagerly-anticipated moment variation. This lucid and obtainable account explains how Roman Catholicism and its ideals and practices got here to be what they're. well known students Gerald O'Collins and Mario Farrugia go through background to sum up the current features of Catholic Christianity and the foremost demanding situations it faces within the 3rd millennium. transparent and interesting, the authors current concerns in a clean and unique means. They skilfully depict the Catholic background and exhibit that Catholicism is a dynamic and dwelling religion. O'Collins and Farrugia have interaction with modern ethical matters and discover the demanding situations which Catholics and different Christians needs to face. this can be an authoritative, vigorous, and updated creation to Catholicism for the twenty-first century.
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The hot Revised commonplace model was once translated via the department of Christian schooling (now Bible Translation and usage) of the nationwide Council of church buildings and published in 1989. there has been Jewish illustration within the staff answerable for the outdated Testament.
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Behr, Irenaeus of Lyons: Identifying Christianity (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013). 22 Catholicism Jewish God and the value of Jewish history, Marcion opened the door to anti-Semitism; Irenaeus strenuously resisted any such belittling of the history of salvation and creation that reached back through Abraham to the beginning of the human story. Third, through their sin human beings lost the divine likeness but remained in the image of God, even if this was not yet properly manifested until the divine Word came among us.
The crisis occasioned a famous letter from Pope Leo the Great to the patriarch of Constantinople, his Tomus to Flavian. Leo maintained a wonderful balance when describing the undiminished duality (and distinctive properties) of Christ’s two perfect natures and the unity of his one person. Leo believed that his Tomus sufﬁced. But, after Theodosius II, who had supported Eutyches, fell from his horse and died, the new emperor, Marcian, insisted on convoking the Council of Chalcedon. After conﬁrming the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed and other earlier doctrinal statements, the Council afﬁrmed the one person (prosōpon or hypostasis) of Christ in (not ‘out of ’ or ‘from’) two natures (physeis), 36 Catholicism divine and human.
The eighteenth- and nineteenth-century persecution in Vietnam resulted in thousands of martyrs. On a visit to South Korea in 1984, Pope John Paul II canonized 103 Catholic Christians who died during persecutions in 1839–46 and 1866–7. From the end of the eighteenth century through to the middle of the nineteenth century, the Korean Catholic Church counted up to 10,000 martyrs, headed by St Andrew Kim Taegon. During the Ugandan persecution (1885–7) St Charles Lwanga and twenty-one companions were burned to death or killed by the sword.