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To Live is to Change

To Live is to Change

Author: Christopher Jamison OSB, Damian Lundy FSC, Louisa Poole SSL

The Second Vatican Council (1962-1965) is a hinge upon which the history of the Roman Catholic Church in the 20th century revolves. This twenty-first ecumenical (universal) gathering of the Church was a determined effort, in the Council’s own words, ‘to inquire how we ought to renew ourselves so that we maybe found increasingly faithful to the gospel of Christ ‘. Thirty years on the teaching of Vatican II remains to be discovered.

Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 23.6x18.2x0.8
ISBN:
Category: Rejoice

 
£ 11.95
 

The Second Vatican Council (1962-1965) is a hinge upon which the history of the Roman Catholic Church in the 20th century revolves. This twenty-first ecumenical (universal) gathering of the Church was a determined effort, in the Council’s own words , ‘to inquire how we ought to renew ourselves so that we may be found increasingly faithful to the gospel of Christ ‘.Thirty years on the teaching of Vatican II remains to be discovered.

This introduction to the documents of Vatican II is offered for students of all kinds, following programmes of Religious Studies at home, in the parish, in sixth form colleges, seminaries and colleges education. It also offers helpful back­ ground and further resources for anyone using or reading the new Catechism of the Catholic Church in which the greatest number of quotations and references, after the Scriptures, come from the docu­ments of Vatican II.

“It is indeed a valuable arrangement of material, but not just for academic study. It is an aid to the enlivenment for which in our time the Spirit has called.”

Archbishop Dereck Worlock

Weight    0.284 kg
Dimensions    240 × 185 × 8 mm



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