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7 - The Fathers of the Church

from Part II - Main Themes

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  25 January 2024

Daniel Cardó
Affiliation:
St. John Theological Seminary, Denver
Uwe Michael Lang
Affiliation:
St Mary's University, London
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Chapter 7 explores the Church Fathers, especially Augustine of Hippo, as an important source for Ratzinger’s thought as well as the place of the Fathers in theology today.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2023

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Further Reading

Fletcher, Patrick J., Resurrection Realism: Ratzinger the Augustinian (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2014).Google Scholar
Ittersum, Matthijs van, “Baptism in the Tradition of Augustine? The Theology of Joseph Ratzinger with Respect to Baptism” (Ph.D. dissertation, Tilburg University, 2018).Google Scholar
Leb, Ioan-Vasile, “Kardinal Ratzinger und die Theologie der Kirchenväter,” Orthodoxes Forum 21 (2007), 4260.Google Scholar
Mayer, Cornelius Petrus, “Augustinus im Denken von Joseph Ratzinger,” in Augustinus – Spuren und Spiegelungen seines Denkens 2. Von Descartes bis in die Gegenwart, ed. Fischer, Norbert (Hamburg: Meiner, 2009), 309320.Google Scholar
Nichols, Aidan, “Augustine and the Church,” in The Theology of Benedict XVI: An Introduction to the Theology of Joseph Ratzinger (London: Burns & Oates, 2005), 1733.Google Scholar
Quy, Joseph Lam C., Theologische Verwandtschaft: Augustinus von Hippo und Joseph Ratzinger/Papst Benedikt XVI. (Würzburg: Echter, 2009).Google Scholar

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