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Enchiridion Symbolorum: A Compendium of Creeds, Definitions, and Declarations of the Catholic Church (43RD ed.)

Enchiridion Symbolorum: A Compendium of Creeds, Definitions, and Declarations of the Catholic Church (43RD ed.)



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 H nermann 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 next, while deepening their understand 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 textcritical editing, is a necessary part of any up-to-date theological library.


Marc Notes:
The English translation was prepared from the Editio XLIII, published in German and Latin in 2010 by the Herder Verlag, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany.;Added Latin title page has title: Enchiridion symbolorum definitionum et declarationum de rebus fidei et morum.;The first edition, edited by Heinrich Denzinger, was published in 1854.;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.--Publisher description.;Text primarily in Latin with English translation in parallel columns;includes some text in Greek.

Publisher Marketing:
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 Hunermann 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 next, while deepening their understand 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 textcritical editing, is a necessary part of any up-to-date theological library.


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

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