Item description for The Priestly Office: A Theological Reflection by Sj Avery Dulles...
Overview This is a defense of the traditional form of the priesthood--male celibates. The book looks at the current literature, taking a conservative view and holding the belief that Vatican II had a deleterious influence on the priesthood. Avery Dulles, a man of towering reputation, writes with impeccable scholarship.
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Studio: Paulist Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.96" Width: 5.46" Height: 0.26" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1997
Publisher Paulist Press
ISBN 080913716X ISBN13 9780809137169
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More About Sj Avery Dulles
Avery Dulles, S.J. is Laurence J. McGinley Professor of Religion and Society at Fordham University. Among his many books are The Catholicity of the Church (OUP, 1985), Models of Revelation (1983, rev. 1992), and The Craft of Theology (1992).
Avery Dulles was born in 1918 and died in 2008 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Fordham University Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. Fo.
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Well thought, even handed, and orthodox Jan 17, 1999
"The Priestly Office" provides an honest, well thought, and even handed exploration into the priesthood today. Avery Dulles provides insight regarding the differing theological developments and understandings of the priesthood and thier contemporary implications.