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The Resource Priesthood and diaconate : the recipient of the Sacrament of Holy Orders from the perspective of creation theology and christology, Gerhard Ludwig Müller ; translated by Michael J. Miller

Priesthood and diaconate : the recipient of the Sacrament of Holy Orders from the perspective of creation theology and christology, Gerhard Ludwig Müller ; translated by Michael J. Miller

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Priesthood and diaconate : the recipient of the Sacrament of Holy Orders from the perspective of creation theology and christology
Title
Priesthood and diaconate
Title remainder
the recipient of the Sacrament of Holy Orders from the perspective of creation theology and christology
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Gerhard Ludwig Müller ; translated by Michael J. Miller
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  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
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Müller, Gerhard Ludwig
Index
index present
LC call number
BV676
LC item number
.M85 2002
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Ordination of women
  • Women in church work
  • Priesthood
  • Deacons
  • Sex role
  • Ordination of women
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Priesthood and diaconate : the recipient of the Sacrament of Holy Orders from the perspective of creation theology and christology, Gerhard Ludwig Müller ; translated by Michael J. Miller
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • txt
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Contents
  • Foreword -- Abbreviations -- I. A CHALLENGE FOR CONTEMPORARY ECCLESIOLOGY -- II. WHO RECEIVES THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY ORDERS IN THE DEGREES OF PRIESTHOOD AND DIACONATE? -- The present status of the question about the possibility of women's ordination -- Painful points in the present discussion -- A change of strategy: If not the priesthood, then at least the diaconate -- A response to Dorothea Reininger's study on the diaconate of women -- Was the office of the deaconess part of Holy Orders? -- The consecration of deaconesses was not an ordination of women to the diaconate -- A sacramental understanding of the office is incompatible with the functional specifications -- Can dogmatic problems be decided by pastoral considerations? -- The job description for the female diaconate has no theological foundation -- Notes on a hermeneutic for magisterial documents and on the interpretation of theological sources -- PRIESTHOOD: IS A BAPTIZED MAN THE ONLY POSSIBLE VALID RECIPIENT OF HOLY ORDERS? -- "...that the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women" (Ordinatio sacerdotalis 4) -- The theological right to the question, Why not? -- The Church's teaching -- Difficulties in understanding -- A new horizon of experience -- The search for the correct hermeneutic -- The right to a theological answer -- The unconditional character of the faith and the historical limitations of plausibility -- "...pertains to the Church's divine constitution" (Ordinatio sacerdotalis 4) -- The historico-theological hermeneutic of the Catholic faith -- The sacramental character of the Church as the foundation for historical doctrinal decisions -- Is the person of the recipient part of the "essence of the Sacrament of Holy Orders"? -- What does "the essence of a sacrament" mean? -- The difference between man and woman as an essential element in the Sacrament of Matrimony -- The relatedness of man and woman as an essential element in the sacramental sign of priesthood -- Anthropological notes on the difference between the sexes -- Corporeality as the archetypal sign in human communication -- Marriage as the archetypal symbol of God's covenant with Israel/the Church -- The unity and diversity of man and woman "in Christ" -- The symbolic representing of Christ, the new Adam, in the priest's masculinity -- Systematic exposition of "the teaching that priestly ordination is to be reserved to men alone" -- The Incarnation of the Word in the man Jesus of Nazareth: Christ as Bridegroom of the Church -- The Church as the Bride of Christ: The communion of men and women in the Body of Christ, the Church -- The apostles as forefathers of the People of God in the final age and representatives of the original relation of Christ to the Church -- The calling of the Twelve -- Christ's presence in those whom he has sent -- The apostolate of the Twelve and of Paul -- the dynamic origin of the priestly ministry of teaching and shepherding -- "Priests" and "laity" -- In what sense are bishops and presbyters "priests"?
  • In the early Church, who could receive Holy Orders validly? -- The theological relevance of the Church's practice of conferring Holy Orders only on baptized males -- A note on the style of argumentation -- Evidence from the apostolic and postapostolic age -- Evidence from the patristic age of the Church's beliefs -- Evidence of the Church's beliefs in the Middle Ages and the modern era -- The suitability arguments of classical theology for the praxis Ecclesiae -- The relation between positive and speculative grounds -- Presuppositions in the argumentation of Thomas Aquinas -- Toward an understanding of the ministerial priesthood in Aquinas -- The Scholastic question about the recipient of the Sacrament of Orders -- Some reasons of suitability given by Aquinas -- The unanimous belief of the Church in the modern era until the debate about women's ordination after Vatican II -- Conclusion -- IV. THE SACRAMENTAL DIACONATE -- Its origin in the diakonia of Jesus Christ -- Christ as Deacon -- The apostolic ministry as a representation of Christ's diakonia to the Church -- Origin and development of the diaconal ministry -- Toward a theological hermeneutic of Church history and of the pertinent documents -- A particular helping ministry develops from the apostolate -- The differentiation and definition of a degree of Orders distinct from the episcopacy and the presbyterate -- The ministry of the diakonissa/ministra -- Ecclesial office or degree of sacramental Orders? -- The theological form of an ecclesial office for women -- Summary and conclusion
Control code
49898885
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780898708929
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001094786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Priesthood and diaconate : the recipient of the Sacrament of Holy Orders from the perspective of creation theology and christology, Gerhard Ludwig Müller ; translated by Michael J. Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword -- Abbreviations -- I. A CHALLENGE FOR CONTEMPORARY ECCLESIOLOGY -- II. WHO RECEIVES THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY ORDERS IN THE DEGREES OF PRIESTHOOD AND DIACONATE? -- The present status of the question about the possibility of women's ordination -- Painful points in the present discussion -- A change of strategy: If not the priesthood, then at least the diaconate -- A response to Dorothea Reininger's study on the diaconate of women -- Was the office of the deaconess part of Holy Orders? -- The consecration of deaconesses was not an ordination of women to the diaconate -- A sacramental understanding of the office is incompatible with the functional specifications -- Can dogmatic problems be decided by pastoral considerations? -- The job description for the female diaconate has no theological foundation -- Notes on a hermeneutic for magisterial documents and on the interpretation of theological sources -- PRIESTHOOD: IS A BAPTIZED MAN THE ONLY POSSIBLE VALID RECIPIENT OF HOLY ORDERS? -- "...that the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women" (Ordinatio sacerdotalis 4) -- The theological right to the question, Why not? -- The Church's teaching -- Difficulties in understanding -- A new horizon of experience -- The search for the correct hermeneutic -- The right to a theological answer -- The unconditional character of the faith and the historical limitations of plausibility -- "...pertains to the Church's divine constitution" (Ordinatio sacerdotalis 4) -- The historico-theological hermeneutic of the Catholic faith -- The sacramental character of the Church as the foundation for historical doctrinal decisions -- Is the person of the recipient part of the "essence of the Sacrament of Holy Orders"? -- What does "the essence of a sacrament" mean? -- The difference between man and woman as an essential element in the Sacrament of Matrimony -- The relatedness of man and woman as an essential element in the sacramental sign of priesthood -- Anthropological notes on the difference between the sexes -- Corporeality as the archetypal sign in human communication -- Marriage as the archetypal symbol of God's covenant with Israel/the Church -- The unity and diversity of man and woman "in Christ" -- The symbolic representing of Christ, the new Adam, in the priest's masculinity -- Systematic exposition of "the teaching that priestly ordination is to be reserved to men alone" -- The Incarnation of the Word in the man Jesus of Nazareth: Christ as Bridegroom of the Church -- The Church as the Bride of Christ: The communion of men and women in the Body of Christ, the Church -- The apostles as forefathers of the People of God in the final age and representatives of the original relation of Christ to the Church -- The calling of the Twelve -- Christ's presence in those whom he has sent -- The apostolate of the Twelve and of Paul -- the dynamic origin of the priestly ministry of teaching and shepherding -- "Priests" and "laity" -- In what sense are bishops and presbyters "priests"?
  • In the early Church, who could receive Holy Orders validly? -- The theological relevance of the Church's practice of conferring Holy Orders only on baptized males -- A note on the style of argumentation -- Evidence from the apostolic and postapostolic age -- Evidence from the patristic age of the Church's beliefs -- Evidence of the Church's beliefs in the Middle Ages and the modern era -- The suitability arguments of classical theology for the praxis Ecclesiae -- The relation between positive and speculative grounds -- Presuppositions in the argumentation of Thomas Aquinas -- Toward an understanding of the ministerial priesthood in Aquinas -- The Scholastic question about the recipient of the Sacrament of Orders -- Some reasons of suitability given by Aquinas -- The unanimous belief of the Church in the modern era until the debate about women's ordination after Vatican II -- Conclusion -- IV. THE SACRAMENTAL DIACONATE -- Its origin in the diakonia of Jesus Christ -- Christ as Deacon -- The apostolic ministry as a representation of Christ's diakonia to the Church -- Origin and development of the diaconal ministry -- Toward a theological hermeneutic of Church history and of the pertinent documents -- A particular helping ministry develops from the apostolate -- The differentiation and definition of a degree of Orders distinct from the episcopacy and the presbyterate -- The ministry of the diakonissa/ministra -- Ecclesial office or degree of sacramental Orders? -- The theological form of an ecclesial office for women -- Summary and conclusion
Control code
49898885
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9780898708929
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001094786
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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