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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Another great thing about this book is that Ott juxtaposes the Catholic teachings with the various heretical teachings that are opposed to the orthodox teaching. Ludwig Ott Item No:. Robert Fastiggi for bringing out this comprehensively revised translation of the last edi-tion of the Fundamentals. Isaiah rather than Isaias have been adopted to correspond with the practice in Catholic Bibles in print today. There has been an “errata sheet” floating around for a long time.
My aim was to present the essentials of Church teaching and the foundation of such teaching in clear and concise form. They represent the mind of Christ as St. Section 2 outlines the divine work of creation, examining the revealed doctrine of material things, the doctrine of revelation concerning man consisting of: And to all who read this book I grant my blessing.
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Lists with This Book. A teacher put me on to Ott, and I was riveted to it. I go to this rather than the catholic doctrine and apologetics by Archbishop Sheehan.
A one-volume encyclopedia of Catholic doctrines. With Imprimatur of Cornelius, Bishop. The many indications to the works of St. The layout is brilliant with different fontings.
Lydwig 29, Erik oof it as to-read Shelves: Numerous passages that were inadequately translated have also been revised.
Return to Book Page. Liam rated it really liked it Aug 06, Whether in the original language or in its French and English translations, it has been fa-voured by generations of readers because of its rare combination of relative brevity with comprehensiveness.
Further errors were noted by Fr. So, I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to understand what the Catholic Church really teaches. Ott himself without deviating from the orthodoxy of his previous editions, will continue the great tradition initiated by Fr. If something is decreed on earth and is also bound in Heaven, that thing must be the truth.
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Good reference for the apologist on the go. Oct 09, Nathan Parker rated it liked it. Ott covers the ludqig of Jesus and His historical existence. The mistakes noted by Fr. Great Dogmatic text concerning everything Catholic. The original English translation of Ott by Dr Patrick Lynch, while it helped countless readers, was afflicted with numerous errors of translation.
Tells exactly what the Church teaches on any particular topic. This gives the reader a very good idea of how the Church’s teaching differs from the teachings of the non-Catholics. If a baptized person deliberately denies or contradicts a dogma, he or she is guilty of sin of heresy and ctaholic becomes subject to the punishment of excommunication.
Ludwig von Ott wrote the last of these great books that provide clear and concise explanations of Church doctrine, theological debates, and Scripture. Ott himself for the 8th edition in Ugo Ginex rated it it was amazing Nov 24, This book is barely readable, and while that fact cathopic be partially due to the fact that it is a translation from the German, I would suspect that the volume is fundsmentals as unreadable in German as it is in English.
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Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma
See 1 question about Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma…. The present revised and updated translation attempts to bring the language into greater harmony with current usage.
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. 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 luwig with.
dkgma An examination of the various offices prophet, king, and priest is covered. Derived from practical experience of theological instruction, it is primarily intended to meet the needs of students.
Dogmas of the Church – Dr. Ludwig Ott
His studies in the field of dogmatics and the history of scholasticism made him eminently qualified to write the Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma.
Ott in his edition. Jean sebastien rated it liked it Mar 03, Chapter 3 concludes the discussion of the Triune God by comparing and contrasting the doctrine of the Trinity with regard to reason and the mystery of the doctrine of the Trinity.
Part 1 begins with an examination of the unity of God. Apr 22, Walter rated it really liked it Shelves: