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Scripture: Dei Verbum (Rediscovering Vatican II)

Scripture: Dei Verbum (Rediscovering Vatican II)

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  • ISBN-13: 9780809144280
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Release Date: Nov 01, 2006
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.52 x 8.48 x 5.74 inches


An important addition to the Rediscovering Vatican II series, this book by noted biblical scholar, writer, and teacher Ronald Witherup explores Vatican II's teaching on Scripture, embodied in Dei Verbum, The Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation.

Writing with the lay person in mind, the author recounts how Dei Verbum came into being, especially the battles that were fought to bring it to light. The book summarizes in popular format the content and significance of this dogmatic constitution, with an eye toward showing its far-reaching influence on contemporary biblical studies. For those who wish to read further, the author provides an annotated bibliography.

is the most succinct and focused presentation on a Catholic approach to the Bible currently available
addresses in detail the current controversies that will shape the future
is a convenient digest and commentary on the constitution

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