TITLE

A hermeneutic of discontinuity

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Catholic New Times;2/16/2009, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author looks at how Catholics can understand the changes in the Church since the Second Vatican Council in terms of whether certain developments constitute a rupture with tradition, or they should be considered examples of growth in the Church's life. He discusses the conditions under which a development counts as a rupture. He suggests that to make positive sense of the changes in the Church, a deeper sensitivity to the real variety within history, a deep trust in the working of the Spirit, and a reasonable hermeneutic of discontinuity are needed.
ACCESSION #
36675216

 

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