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Enchiridion Symbolorum

A Compendium of Creeds, Definitions and Declarations of the Catholic Church

Author(s): Peter Hünermann

ISBN13: 9780898707465

ISBN10: 0898707463

Publisher: Ignatius Press (4 Feb 2013)

Extent: 1450 pages

Binding: Hardcover

Size: 19 x 4.3 x 26.4 cm

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  • Edited by Peter Hunermann, Ph.D

    New, Updated Edition-Latin and English  

    This compendium of theological-historical source texts, in a bilingual edition, is completely revised and extended to the pontificate of Benedict XVI. With its unique wealth of official church documents and sources, it is an essential resource for theological work.

    Since its first edition in 1854, "Denzinger" has become a standard work and an indispensable tool for serious theological work. It faithfully reflects the history of the Church's faith and its development over the centuries. Indeed, its reference system has become an established part of citing important theological sources. 

    Peter Hünermann has updated the texts of this compendium and he has provided each text with an introduction. The original language and the English translation are presented in two columns so readers can refer to the original text, while deepening their understanding through the introductions, notes, and reliable English translation.
    The final section of the volume features indexes, including a detailed systematic index to aid locating texts on specific themes. The revised, expanded edition of "Denzinger", with its text-critical editing, is a necessary part of any up-to-date theological library.

  • Peter Hünermann

    Peter Hünermann, Ph.D. did his studies in philosophy and theology in Rome, Munich, and Freiburg, and then was Professor of Dogmatics in Münster and Tübingen. He is the Co-founder and former President of the European Society for Catholic Theology.

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