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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In addition to Sacred Scripture and magisterial pronouncements, the two most cited sources are St.

For years out of prin A good simple index of what little the Catholic church affirms and with what degree of certainty it affirms it. Jun 17, Mary rated it it was amazing.

Feb 01, Cris rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ludwig Ott with the gifts needed to compose such an excellent manual of Catholic dogmatic theology. This shows the ongoing need for a sound one-volume manual of dogmatic theology.

Bishop Athanasius Schneider, O. Ott transitions to focusing on the work of Jesus, first examining His redemption. I am much indebted to my colleague, Fr. This 11th edition includes the revisions, additions and citations from Vatican II introduced by Fr.

Jan 23, Kevin Bensema rated it it was amazing Shelves: Excellent and in-depth primer of Catholic dogma. Published September 13th by Tan Books first published Whilst written for study purposes it is suitable to anyone who wants to go beyond the basics in understanding the faith.


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. It took me 3 attempts to get through it, but is worth the effort. Is this published as a 4th edition?

A discussion on the attributes of His human nature, including discussions on the impeccability and passibility of Jesus, are given. The added references to the documents of Vatican II are few and modest.

Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma

At least with the real teachings, the dissenter can make up his or her mind with the facts. 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 volume is just as unreadable in German as it is in English.

An expert in dogmatic, medieval, and scholastic theology, Fr. Many will already be familiar with this brilliant summary of dogmatic theology, first published in 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.


Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma by Ludwig Ott

The subtlety of the many contemporary errors assaulting the faith practically require from the ordinary faithful today a good understanding of Catholic doctrine that is not separated from its traditional and immutable roots. If something is decreed on earth and is also bound in Heaven, that thing must be the truth. And to all who read this book I grant my blessing. It presents the immutable truths of Catholic theology backed by the teachings of the Magisterium in the past two millennia, not the latest speculations of fashionable and media-friendly theolo-gians who in reality want another religion.


Mar 08, Ilya Kozlov rated it it was amazing. On account of the brevity aimed at, the speculative establishment of doctrine had to give place to the positive. Joel rated it it was ok Nov 15, Mary rated it it was amazing Jun 12, Hay, however, were not exhaustive as he himself admitted.

Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma

Chapter 1 under Section 1 examines anti-Trinitarian heresies. Similarly, the contemporary method of citing Bible verses in English is used e. 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 revelation. We live at a time of grave doctrinal confusion when the sheep are often left without shepherds.

An extended treatment concerning His two natures divinity and humanity and the hypostatic union follows. Stephen Beck rated it it was amazing Jul 23, In presenting these speculations, Fr. The scriptural and patristic texts were, on principle, quoted in fkndamentals translation.

Why is this important? We therefore encourage our customers to print out a sample page of the title they are interested in to see whether the ccatholic of font and the fonts size are acceptable to them. Useful manual – somewhat dated, but containing a wealth of information if read with discernment.

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