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Religious Life and Priesthood: Perfectae Caritatis, Optatum Totius, Presbyterorum Ordinis

Confoy, Maryanne (2008) Religious Life and Priesthood: Perfectae Caritatis, Optatum Totius, Presbyterorum Ordinis. Rediscovering Vatican II . Paulist Press, Mahwah. 348pp. ISBN 978-0-8091-4454-9

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Abstract

This book examines the historical context, the key players and the implementation of the Vatican II documents on priesthood, training of priests and religious life. It offers a contemporary vision for and critique of ecclesial ministries for the 21st century.
Highlights:
* It gives an overview of the key issues related to each of the documents in terms of the history of the texts, their implementation and their fate.
* It offers an analysis of the issues related to ministry and ministering in today's church and a response to the directions being promoted by the Vatican, other academics and the ecclesial context.
* It offers some critique of the past and hope for the future.

Item Type: Books / Monographs
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Religious life, priesthood, Vatican II, ministry
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: D - Pastoral Studies
College/Association with University of Divinity: UFT-JTC: United Faculty of Theology - Jesuit Theological College
Depositing User: Repository Manager
Date Deposited: 24 May 2010 03:07
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2014 03:05
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/474

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