Item description for Scripture: Dei Verbum (Rediscovering Vatican II) by SS Ronald D. Witherup...
Overview An important addition to the Rediscovering the Vatican II series, this book by noted biblical scholar, writer, and teacher Ronald Witherup explores Vatican II's teaching on Scrpture, 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.Highlights:-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.
Citations And Professional Reviews Scripture: Dei Verbum (Rediscovering Vatican II) by SS Ronald D. Witherup has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Commonweal - 06/05/2009 page 28
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Studio: Paulist Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.48" Width: 5.74" Height: 0.52" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Dec 5, 2006
Publisher Paulist Press
Series Rediscovering Vatican 2
ISBN 080914428X ISBN13 9780809144280
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More About SS Ronald D. Witherup
RONALD D. WITHERUP, S.S., is provincial superior of the U.S. Province of the Society of St. Sulpice. He formerly served as professor of sacred Scripture and academic dean at St. Patrick Seminary in Menlo Park, California. His books include "101 Questions and Answers on Paul" (Paulist) and "Rediscovering Vatican II: Scripture: Dei Verbum" (Paulist).
Ronald D. Witherup was born in 1950.
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A Necessary Resource Jun 23, 2009
This text is a necessary resource for anyone who is researching or studying the development of Roman Catholic biblical research or teaching in the field, be it school or parish. The importance of the Second Vatican Council, and the scholars who played an important role, including then Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, is highlighted through out the chapters.
The book is laid out in such that it easy to follow and very clear in its content. This book is a great tool for those wanting to expand their understanding of the role Scripture holds in the Catholic tradtion. I would recommend this book for anyone wanting to expand their study of role of Scripture in the Church.
Bill Bischoff, Director of Evangelization & Catechetical Ministry. Mission San Luis Rey Parish Oceanside Ca.
Scripture: Dei Verbum Jun 27, 2008
A real treasure trove for anyone who is minded and serious in truly understanding how the Church regard the Sacred Scripture in relation to Revelation and Tradition along with the Magisterium. This should be a basic resource material for all lay persons seeking a deeper grasp of the faith and particuarly for apologists, catechists and evangelizers of the word of God.