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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Evelyn Castro rated it it was amazing Aug 29, 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: A one-volume encyclopedia of Catholic doctrines. Excellent and in-depth primer of Catholic dogma.

I go to this rather than the catholic doctrine and apologetics by Archbishop Sheehan. I am much indebted to my colleague, Fr. Jun 17, Mary rated it it was amazing. Chapter 3 examines the triple personality three persons of God.

Because it is impossible to decide if you agree with the Catholic teaching if you don’t understand the Catholic teaching. The other great thing about this volume is that it is unambiguous about the Catholic teaching. On account of the brevity aimed at, the speculative establishment of doctrine had to give place to the positive. It took me 3 attempts to get through it, but is worth the effort.

Essential for priests, seminarians, parents and teachers. Written in the early 20th Century by a German Catholic theologian, this book lays out the breadth of Catholic theology within one volume, which by itself is a pretty amazing achievement.

The references to canon law found in Fr. Numerous translation errors unfortunately found in the Lynch-Bastible translation have now been corrected.


Similarly, the contemporary method of citing Bible verses in English is used e. Ludwig Ott Item No: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Three years later, ina second English edition appeared that incorporated the changes made by Fr. With Imprimatur of Cornelius, Bishop. The quotations from DH have been examined to ensure word-for-word conformity to the Latin texts in the DH from off they were taken. An indication of the usefulness, completeness, and reliability of Ott is the fact that the monastery of Le Barroux and perhaps others, too, unbeknownst to me has all of its monks studying for the priesthood read Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma in its entirety, chapter by chapter, as they proceed through their program of formation.

He concludes with an eschatological treatment concerning the whole of humanity.

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Ott does not water down the teachings, nor does he misrepresent them in order to make them more palatable to the modern reader. Derived from practical experience of theological instruction, it is primarily intended to meet the needs of students.

There has been an “errata sheet” floating around cathopic a long time. For the most part, these are the same as the earlier editions, but in some cases Fr.

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The English translations for DH are taken from the Ignatius Press edition of this reference work. My aim was to present the essentials of Church teaching and the foundation of such teaching in clear and concise form. No trivia or quizzes yet. From the work of Dr.

No matter how respected there is of course a great deal of difference between what one theologian or school proposes fundamebtals what the magisterium holds odgma divine revelation.

Rouet de Journel Freiburg im Breisgau The scriptural and patristic texts were, on principle, actholic in their translation. Ludwig Ott with the fundamnetals needed to compose such dgma excellent manual of Catholic dogmatic theology.


Really, any Catholic who wants to know the actual content of the Catholic Faith, as well as which doctrines are matters of opinion or dispute and to what degreeshould consult Ott on a regular basis. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Chapter 1 covers the natural knowability of God. Jan 23, Kevin Bensema rated it it was amazing Shelves: DH instead of DH f. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mark Diaz rated it it was amazing Nov 15, I wish to thank the men behind Baronius Press for their extraordinary kindness and patience with me in the seeing this project to completion. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Oct 09, Nathan Parker rated it liked it. CJP rated it really liked it Jan 14, Interestingly enough, Ott combines his ecclesiology fumdamentals his soteriology with an extended treatment of the church, beginning with its divine origin, its constitution, its attributes, and its necessity.

It is not comprehensive, but covers the core essentials well – in odd pages.

This is what makes it so valuable. Section 1 outlines the proofs for the existence of God. I am also grateful to another colleague, Dr.

Robert Fastiggi for bringing out this comprehensively revised translation of the last edi-tion of the Fundamentals. Chris McCann rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Apr 22, Walter rated it really liked it Shelves: The level of authority behind each doctrinal point is indicated and there are frequent references to fundamentaals teachings of Fathers, Doctors and numerous Saints of the Church.

Further errors were noted by Fr.