Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma is widely recognized as one of the greatest Drawing from many years of classroom experience, Dr. Ludwig Ott lays out a. Georgetown psychology professor was also a devoted Catholic father and wrote this THIS book by Dr. Ludwig Ott is a conspectus of aU Dogmatic Theology. Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma has ratings and 10 reviews. Kevin said: Excellent and in-depth primer of Catholic dogma. It is not comprehensive, but.

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Mary was conceived without stain of original sinindicate its appropriate theological note or doctrinal level of authority e. With regard doogma theological anthropology, Fr. The scriptural and patristic texts were, on principle, quoted in their translation.

The formatting is cleaner and easier to follow, and of course, being newly typeset and printed in hardcover with a sewn binding, is much nicer on the eyes and much more durable than the old TAN glued paperbacks that would split if you just looked at them too intently.

See 1 question about Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma…. Essential for priests, seminarians, parents and teachers. Refresh and try again. With Imprimatur of Cornelius, Bishop. Section 3 proceeds with a discussion of the attributes of God.

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We carefully choose fonts for our odgma in order that our books are readable even by those with eyesight impairments. Derived from practical experience of theological instruction, it is primarily intended to meet the needs of students.

Chapter 2 transitions to the supernatural knowability of God. Robert Fastiggi for bringing out this comprehensively revised translation of the last edi-tion of the Fundamentals.

The dogka, 10th and 11th editions are virtually identical to the 8th edition. Click here to see an explanation of font sizes and legibility. This book is barely readable, and while that fact may be partially due to the fact that it is a translation from the German, I would suspect that the volu While this book is not the kind of thing that you would want to bring with you for a light read on the beach, it is a good book with which to become familiar.


Three years later, ina second English edition appeared that incorporated the changes made by Fr. Joel rated it it was ok Nov 15, May this fine priest and scholar rest in peace in the glory of the everlasting kingdom. He is best known, however, for his Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma Grundriss der katholischen Dogmatikwhich, since its initial publication inhas gone through eleven German editions and been translated into multiple languages, dogmaa English, Italian, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ludwig Ott was born in Neumarkt-St. Chapter 2 offers a discussion of the proofs of the existence of the Trinity from Scripture as well as church tradition a focus of Roman Catholic theological methodology. To call this the best theology book that I have ever read would be a disservice since it is so catho,ic more. Helena, Germany in Chapter 1 under Section 2 considers the knowledge of the nature of God, whereas Chapter 2 focuses on the nature of God in itself.

Lists fundakentals This Book. But enough of reminiscing. If you already dogmma an old Ott, replace it with the new Ott, which is handsomer and better translated. It was Grabmann who urged me to publish this work. The quotations from DH have been examined to ensure word-for-word conformity to the Latin texts in the DH from which they were taken.

Chapter 1 under Section 1 examines anti-Trinitarian heresies. Jan 23, Kevin Bensema rated it it was amazing Shelves: Many will already be familiar with this brilliant summary of dogmatic theology, first published in Not too long ago Catholic priests learned their theology from a tradition that stretched back 2, years.

Isaiah rather than Isaias have been adopted to correspond with the practice in Catholic Bibles in print today. This gives the reader a very good idea of how the Church’s teaching differs from the teachings of the non-Catholics.


Took me over 2 months to get hold of this book because they do not print it anymore. Paul insists energetically, when he writes: Oct 09, Nathan Parker rated it liked it. Ludwig Ott Item No: He then proceeds with an extended almost mind-numbing treatment concerning the eucharist, affirming the doctrine of transubstantiation and the Mass. No matter how respected there is of course a great deal of difference between what one theologian or school proposes and what the magisterium holds as divine ccatholic.

Discussions on His descent into Hell, resurrection, and ascension are also given. DerCreep rated it it was ok May 23, May it help the light of faith shine clearer and brighter for countless Catholic faithful, may it help them live the faith in all its purity.

In particular I am extremely grateful to Carlos Antonio Palad, who worked closely with me on this volume, for his diligent editorial work and for offering very many fine suggestions.

I wouldn’t quite recommend this for funamentals to the Catholic faith, but for more informed Catholics seeking to expand their knowledge. His studies in the field of dogmatics and the history of scholasticism made od eminently qualified to write the Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma.

CJP rated it really liked it Jan 14, I go to this rather than the catholic doctrine and apologetics by Archbishop Sheehan.

What is amazing is that, in spite of the shortcomings of the earlier English translation, the Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma has continued to be used profitably by students and teachers of theology in the English-speaking world. Since then the Lynch-Bastible translation has been published in many subsequent printings, and continues to be a highly esteemed manual of dogmatic theology.

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