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Sacramental Theology

Herbert Vorgrimler; Linda M. Maloney, Translator

Sacramental Theology
Sacramental Theology

ISBN: 9780814619940, 1994

Details: 344 pgs, 6 x 9
Publication Date: 09/01/1992

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Both resistance to and renewed interest in the sacraments mark current theological thought. This work acknowledges human limitations of the sacraments but stresses that God's relationship to human beings cannot be other than "sacramental." Sacramental structures and events constitute salvation history, and thus permeate all theology. What makes this sacramental view comprehensible is faith; faith is an indispensable precondition for a sacramental theology.

Therefore the author first demonstrates the preconditions of faith on which sacramental theology rests, and what place it holds within the whole of theology. Following this, he briefly presents the concept of sacraments and the history of that concept, the teachings of Church tradition on sacraments in general, and the basic features of a sacramental theology. Next he explains from a theological perspective the traditional sacraments of the Catholic Church, including related topics such as indulgences and sacramentals.