History of Vatican II Volume 3 - Orbis Books


Pages: 654

Binding: hardcover

History of Vatican II Volume 3

By: Giuseppe Alberigo Joseph A. Komonchak
  • $80.00


"An enthralling and essential source . . . . crammed with enchating and illuminating detail."--Eamon Duffy, The Tablet

This third volume of five focuses on the second period and inter-session (September 1963-September 1964) to show the Council became one of the major events in 20th century religious history.


I. The Beginning of the Second Period: The Great Debate on the Church

II. Bishops and Dioceses and the Communications Media (November 5-25, 1963)

III. Toward the Reform of the Liturgy

IV. The Ecumenical Commitment of the Catholic Church

V. The Intersession (1963-1964)

Conclusion: The New Shape of the Council

Name and Subject Indexes

Giuseppe Alberigo (1926-2007) taught church history and served as director of the Institute for Religious Studies in Bologna, Italy.

Joseph A. Komonchak holds the John C. and Gertrude P. Hubbard Chair in Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. He is renowned for his work in ecclesiology, twentieth century theology, and the history and theology of Vatican II.

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