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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Peter rated it it was amazing May 01, Hay, however, were not exhaustive as he himself admitted. It is important to know that the font size alone is not a good indication as to whether a text is easy to read.

Ludwig Ott with the gifts needed to compose such an excellent manual of Catholic dogmatic theology.

Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma

Numerous translation errors unfortunately found in the Lynch-Bastible translation have now been corrected. This book is concise, well written and well researched.

At least with the real teachings, the dissenter can make up his or her mind with the facts. Since then the Lynch-Bastible translation has been published in many subsequent printings, and continues to be a highly esteemed manual of dogmatic theology.

My aim was tot present the essentials of Church teaching and the foundation of such teaching in clear and concise form. Paperbackpages.

Ott is always careful to cite any relevant magisterial interventions. I even prepared handouts from it for my youth group, not realizing that the catho,ic and the audience did not quite match up. Whilst written for study purposes it is suitable to anyone who wants to go beyond the basics in understanding the faith.


Review by Peter Kwasniewski published on New Liturgical Movement I shall begin with what is certainly one of the most impressive books to appear in a long time, and something that should be on everyone’s shelf: An examination of the various offices prophet, king, and priest is covered.

He then proceeds with an extended almost mind-numbing catholix concerning the eucharist, affirming the doctrine of transubstantiation and the Mass. Great Dogmatic text concerning everything Catholic.

The added references to the documents of Vatican II are few and modest. Ludqig rated it really liked it Jan 14, Not too long ago Catholic priests learned their theology from a tradition that stretched back 2, years. Numerous passages that were inadequately translated have also been revised. There has been an “errata sheet” floating around for a long time.

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Essentia Ready Winter Recognized as the greatest summary of Catholic dogma ever put between two covers. Ott himself without deviating from the orthodoxy of his previous editions, will continue the great tradition initiated by Fr.

The final section of book 3 examines Mary as the mother of God.

Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma by Ludwig Ott

An indication of the usefulness, completeness, and reliability of Ott is the fact that the xatholic of Le Barroux and perhaps others, too, unbeknownst to me has all of its monks studying for the priesthood read Fundamentals of Catholic Lduwig in its entirety, chapter by chapter, as they proceed through their program of formation. This edition features an eloquent little foreword by Bishop Athanasius Schneider and a preface by Dr Fastiggi giving examples of how the translation has been improved.

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Ott transitions to focusing on the work of Jesus, first examining His redemption. Jean sebastien rated it liked it Mar 03, And it amazes me how many people with whom I have talked about Catholic teachings really don’t understand the teachings that they claim to disagree with.

If you already have an old Ott, replace it with the new Ott, which is handsomer and better translated. Chapter 2 transitions to the supernatural knowability of God. Stephen Beck rated it it was ljdwig Jul 23, Thomas are intended to be a pointer to deeper study.

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. I’m not familiar with this book. I thank Bishop Athanasius Schneider for his Foreword to this edition.

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The present English translation does the same, fundamentalw the reference numbers have sometimes been made more specific e. 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.

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