This one-volume encyclopedia of doctrines explains exactly what the Church teaches on any particular topic. Can't wait to get reading it. He also wrote works on the history of medieval spirituality and theology and on the Sacrament of Holy Orders. Finally, I would like to thank God for providing Fr. I simply cannot recommend this book and this new edition of it highly enough. And it is here that the great service of the Church through the ages comes to the fore. Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma has been considered as the definitive single­ volume summary of Catholic dogmatic theology ever since its original publication in German in 1952. Baronius Press; 1st edition (April 23, 2018), The Most Useful Resource after the Catechism, Reviewed in the United States on May 14, 2019. Many will already be familiar with this brilliant summary of dogmatic theology, first published in 1952. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. This great work by Ludwig Ott presents a comprehensive yet concise outline of the entire system of Catholic doctrine, laying out its sources in Scripture and Tradition as taught by the Magisterium of the Church. Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma has been considered as the definitive single­ volume summary of Catholic dogmatic theology ever since its original publication in German in 1952. I am also grateful to another colleague, Dr. Edward N. Peters, J.D., J.C.D., for his help in identifying canons from the 1983 Code of Canon Law that match those of the 1917 Code. Find more information about: ISBN: 0895550091 9780895550095: OCLC Number: 1994623: Notes: Translation of Grundriss der Katholischen Dogmatik. Whether in the original language or in its French and English translations, it has been fa-voured by generations of readers because of its rare combination of relative brevity with comprehensiveness. But that edition apparently had a number of errors in the translation; plus, it left many Latin excerpts un-translated, so that those of us with poor Latin were not able to benefit from the entirety of the text. From HPB-Emerald (Dallas, TX, U.S.A.) Seller Rating: Available From More Booksellers. Ott includes summaries of more recent theological speculations on the transmission of original sin and concupiscence. This one-volume encyclopedia of doctrines explains exactly what the Church teaches on any particular topic. Ordained to the priesthood in 1930, Fr. Ott in 1969. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Your selected delivery location is beyond seller's shipping coverage for this item. And to all who read this book I grant my blessing. That same year he became a professor of dogmatics in the Catholic University of Eichstätt, rising to full professor in 1941. Against the dangers of doctrinal ambiguity and the loss of clarity in moral matters, the faithful are called more than ever to seek to know their faith, so they can defend it and pass it on to their children. May it help the light of faith shine clearer and brighter for countless Catholic faithful, may it help them live the faith in all its purity. Fr. Ludwig Ott with the gifts needed to compose such an excellent manual of Catholic dogmatic theology. Numerous translation errors unfortunately found in the Lynch-Bastible translation have now been corrected. Please choose a different delivery location or purchase from another seller. For this task, Funda-mentals of Catholic Dogma is eminently suitable. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Long considered to be one of TAN's most essential titles, The Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma, is widely recognized as one of the greatest summaries of Catholic dogma ever put between two covers. John 1:1 rather than John 1, 1). TAN really dropped the book-publishing ball here in my opinion. I've used Ott's "Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma" since the early nineties, when it was available only from used bookstores. On account of the brevity aimed at, the speculative establishment of doctrine had to give place to the positive. (The 9th, 10th and 11th editions are virtually identical to the 8th edition.). The point is that Ott is the best comprehensive guide to Catholic dogma ever produced, laying out the Scriptural, patristic, liturgical, and magisterial sources of each Catholic doctrine, and indicating the level of authority attaching to it. I feel I've been somewhat duped. I'm just glad I bought it for me and not as a gift. The following De Fide statements comprise "Our Catholic Faith without which it is impossible to please God" (The Council of Trent, Session V, explaining the correct interpretation of Hebrews 11: 6). Book One focuses on the unity and Trinity of God. Adjustments have been made to correspond to the theological notes provided by Fr. My aim was to present the essentials of Church teaching and the foundation of such teaching in clear and concise form. From Trafford Books PBFA (Manchester, United Kingdom) AbeBooks Seller Since 23 February 2018 Seller Rating. This 11th edition includes the revisions, additions and citations from Vatican II introduced by Fr. These are retained, but brackets are added to indicate that these are from the Code of 1917, and references to the corresponding canons of the 1983 Code, the one currently in force, have been added. published by Herder, St. Louis. I acknowledge with thanks that I found many hints and ideas in various religious textbooks particularly in those of Bartmann, Diekamp, Pohle and Van Noort. The reader is directed to the appropriate articles in the Dictionnaire de Théologie Catholique and to the Theologisches Wörterbuch zum Neuen Testament of G. Kittel. This definitive work of dogmatics is presented in a language that is both academically rigorous and accessible to laymen. Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma Ludwig Ott (Edited James Canon Bastible) Published by Tan Books, USA, 1974. A great deal of work has been done to standardize names and the abbreviations and terms used throughout this book. It should be noted that the translations of texts used in the liturgy are direct translations from Ott’s German and therefore are not always identical with approved English translations of liturgical texts. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Ludwig Ott always remained faithful to the Church’s perennial Magisterium, and he is careful to distinguish theological speculations from the constant teaching of the Church. A great book. The subtlety of the many contemporary errors assaulting the faith practically require from the ordinary faithful today a good understanding of Catholic doctrine that is not separated from its traditional and immutable roots. Whilst written for study purposes it is suitable to anyone who wants to go beyond the basics in understanding the faith. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 21, 2016. Bishop Athanasius Schneider, O.R.C., The present Basic Course is constructed on the framework of the lectures of my teacher Michael Rackl († 1948 as Bishop of Eichstätt) and of Martin Grabmann († 1949), and I venture to hope that it breathes their spirit. I was wiling to spend more because I thought I was investing in a quality product. Ott’s 1969 edition are to the 1917 Code of Canon Law. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Bibles, books, booklets and calendars. In the sections on Christology, he takes note of recent discussions on the human consciousness of Christ. From 1960 to 1962 he was the rector of this Catholic university. Long considered to be one of TAN's most essential titles, The Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma, is widely recognized as one of the greatest summaries of Catholic dogma ever put between two covers. The 11th German edition of 2010 mostly gives references to the Enchiridion Symbolorum of Denzinger-Hünermann (abbreviated DH) rather than Denzinger-Rahner. Condition: Good Soft cover. The present revised and updated translation attempts to bring the language into greater harmony with current usage. "A One-Volume Encyclopedia of the Doctrines of the Catholic Church, showing their Sources in Scripture and Tradition and their Definitions by Popes and Councils." Long considered to be one of TAN's most essential titles, The Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma, is widely recognized as one of the greatest summaries of Catholic dogma ever put between two covers. He was ordained a priest in 1930 and received his doctorate in 1936 after studying under Martin Grabmann, one of the 20th century's greatest authorities on medieval scholasticism. Anyone desirous of seeing the original texts can easily find them in the Bible; most of the patristic texts quoted or indicated may be found in the Enchiridion Patristicum of M. J. Rouet de Journel (Freiburg im Breisgau 1947). The Trinitarian Controversy (Sources of Early Christian Thought), Deliverance Prayers: For Use by the Laity. Fr. About the Book . AbeBooks.com: Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma: Paperback, 209mm x 140mm , xvi prelims, 544pp. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The x-height is what really makes a difference to readability, not font size. Dogmas of the Catholic Faith: Divinely Revealed and Infallibly Declared: From the work of Dr. Ludwig Ott, Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma, Reprinted in U.S.by Tan Books , Charlotte, NC. A teacher put me on to Ott, and I was riveted to it. May this fine priest and scholar rest in peace in the glory of the everlasting kingdom. His studies in the field of dogmatics and the history of scholasticism made him eminently qualified to write the Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Reviewed in the United States on February 27, 2012. Isaiah rather than Isaias) have been adopted to correspond with the practice in Catholic Bibles in print today. Ott in his second and third editions. This edition features an eloquent little foreword by Bishop Athanasius Schneider and a preface by Dr Fastiggi giving examples of how the translation has been improved. Mary was conceived without stain of original sin), indicate its appropriate theological note or doctrinal level of authority (e.g. Something went wrong. The Lynch-Bastible translation itself already had a corrigenda that was not implemented in subsequent printings. I've read several comments in other editions that suggest this work is out of date due to the new teachings of Vatican II. There's a problem loading this menu right now. There's one problem with that premise - Vatican II defined no new dogmas. The present thoroughly revised translation corresponds to the 11th edition published in German in 2010 by Nova & Vetera located in Bonn, Germany. He was ordained a priest in 1930 and received his doctorate in 1936 after studying under Martin Grabmann, one of the 20th century’s greatest authorities on medieval scholasticism. Reprint of 1960 ed. I wish to thank the men behind Baronius Press for their extraordinary kindness and patience with me in the seeing this project to completion. But enough of reminiscing. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. For the most part, dogmas are laid out as correctives; as long as there is unanimous agreement on a point, there is no need to define dogma. Ludwig Ott’s Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma has proven to be an indispensable guide to Catholic doctrine since it was first published in the 1950’s. He was born on October 24, 1906 in Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz in Bavaria, Germany, and he died on October 25, 1985 in Eichstätt, Germany. Long considered to be one of TAN's most essential titles, The Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma, is widely recognized as one of the greatest summaries of Catholic dogma ever put between two covers. With regard to theological anthropology, Fr. With his Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma he produced a standard reference work on dogmatics. Nice old style print and a solid cover for a new book. For example, the teaching that the matter of the orders of the diaconate, the priesthood, and episcopacy is the imposition of hands alone is now given as “sententia certa” rather than “sententia fidei proxima”. A dogma of the Catholic Church is defined as "a truth revealed by God, which the magisterium of the Church declared as binding." And hard to read. Ott published books on early Scholasticism, the Sacrament of Holy Orders, and a monograph on the life and work of the medievalist and historian Fr. In presenting these speculations, Fr. Long considered to be one of TAN's most essential titles, The Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma, is widely recognized as one of the greatest summaries of Catholic dogma ever put between two covers. The mistakes noted by Fr. It uses language that is simple and clear – virtues often forgotten today – and is brief enough to fit into one volume. But the edition I recieved was not the one in the image. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The level of … The many indications to the works of St. Thomas are intended to be a pointer to deeper study. If you do not have Ott, wait not a moment longer. Translations of the Scriptural texts adhere closely to the German cited in Ott’s original text and therefore do not reproduce the translations in any given English Bible, although these were often consulted. The added references to the documents of Vatican II are few and modest. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. It includes information on when a pronouncement was made and provides the sources from Scripture, Church Councils… Ott pursued his doctoral studies (1931–1936) in Munich under the great theologian and historian of scholasticism, Martin Grabmann (1875–1949). We live at a time of grave doctrinal confusion when the sheep are often left without shepherds. Ott’s characteristic method, as in other dogmatic manuals, is to present a thesis (e.g. His research centered mostly in the area of dogmatics. Não é uma obra que traga profundas explicações teológicas: as explanações são bastante diretas, sem um grande viés apologético. Jesus Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary, history, afterlife, miracles. From 1960 to 1962 he served as the university’s rector. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. He also wrote works on the history of medieval spirituality and theology and on the Sacrament of Holy Orders. For the most part, these are the same as the earlier editions, but in some cases Fr. From 1960 to 1962 he served as the university’s rector. Buy Used Price: £ 45 Convert Currency. Fundamentals of Catholic dogma / Bibliographic Details; Main Author: Ott, Ludwig, 1906-Format: Book: Language: English: Published: Rockford, Ill. : Tan Books and Publishers, 1974: Edition: 4th ed. Long considered to be one of TAN's most essential titles, The Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma, is widely recognized as one of the greatest summaries of Catholic dogma ever put between two covers. It was a resource recommended by Karl Keating at Catholic Answers for those who had converted to the Faith and needed a reliable manual that covered all the basic teachings of the Church. It is definitely a text book and is heavy going but excellent. Click here to see an explanation of font sizes and legibility. This one-volume encyclopedia of doctrines explains exactly what the Church teaches on any particular topic. Derived from practical experience of theological instruction, it is primarily intended to meet the needs of students. Association Member: PBFA; Quantity available: 1. The references to canon law found in Fr. The present English translation does the same, although the reference numbers have sometimes been made more specific (e.g. A few examples: “Holy Writ” has been changed to “Sacred Scripture,” “Holy Ghost” to “Holy Spirit,” and “the Vatican Council” to “First Vatican Council.” The Hebrew numbering of the Psalms and the Hebrew names of the Biblical books (e.g. Professor of Systematic Theology Further errors were noted by Fr. Save for Later . Ludwig Ott was born in Neumarkt-St. Helena, Germany in 1906. Comprehensive book on Catholic Dogmatic Theology. The level of authority behind each doctrinal point is indicated and there are frequent references to the teachings of Fathers, Doctors and numerous Saints of the Church. Subjects: Catholic Church > Doctrinal and controversial works. Long considered to be one of TAN's most essential titles, The Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma, is widely recognized as one of the greatest summaries of Catholic dogma ever put between two covers. It's only when there is a challenge or controversy that defined dogma becomes necessary. Similarly, the contemporary method of citing Bible verses in English is used (e.g. Freshly re-typeset to ensure crystal clear text – there are no blotches or scratched out text as found in old editions. Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma Ludwig Ott. In 1936, he began teaching as an extraordinary professor and then, in 1941, as an ordinary professor of dogmatic theology at the Philosophical-Theological Institute (Philosophisch-Theologischen Hochschule) in Eichstätt, Germany. Catechism is necessary, but perhaps now it is not enough to only know one’s Catechism. Ott in his 1969 edition. That same year he became a professor of dogmatics in the Catholic University of Eichstätt, rising to full professor in 1941. Ott himself without deviating from the orthodoxy of his previous editions, will continue the great tradition initiated by Fr. Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma has been considered as the definitive single volume summary of Catholic dogmatic theology ever since its original publication in German in 1952. I am really disappointed that, despite being sold as a new book, the printed text here is blotchy in places, faint in others, and so faint in some cases that letters are missing (see photos). ISBN 10: 0895550091 / ISBN 13: 9780895550095. Whilst written for study purposes it is suitable to anyone who wants to go beyond the basics in understanding the faith. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. 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 degree), should consult Ott on a regular basis. The content is great but the print is pretty awful, Reviewed in the United States on September 19, 2017. I paid more for this than I usually do for a book because it had been highly recommended by several scholars I have heard and the subject interested me. Ott himself for the 8th edition in 1969. It presents the immutable truths of Catholic theology backed by the teachings of the Magisterium in the past two millennia, not the latest speculations of fashionable and media-friendly theolo-gians who in reality want another religion. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. This one-volume encyclopedia of doctrines explains exactly what the Church teaches on any particular topic. It has been fully revised and updated and brings the language into greater harmony with current usage. The level of authority behind each doctrinal point is indicated and there are frequent references to the teachings of Fathers, Doctors and numerous Saints of the Church. It has been fully revised and updated and brings the language into greater harmony with current usage. Since then the Lynch-Bastible translation has been published in many subsequent printings, and continues to be a highly esteemed manual of dogmatic theology. Used / Paperback / Quantity Available: 0. Ludwig Ott Ludwig Ott died in Eichstätt in 1985. Yes, the binding and the pages are new but my guess is that the source for the printed text itself is old. Camillus Hay, O.F.M. Proper names have been Anglicized more consistently, thus, “James of Viterbo” is used instead of “Jacob of Viterbo,” “Hugh of St. Victor” replaces “Hugo of St. Victor,” and the “Council of Vienne” (in France) is now given for the 15th Ecumenical Council of 1311–1312 instead of the incorrect reference to a “Council of Vienna” (a city in Austria). Despite being 2 days later than the last expected delivery date, it arrived in good packaging. I am indebted to the Most Reverend Dr. Alfred Kempf in Oberzell bei Würzburg for assistance in reading proofs and for the preparation of the Index of Persons. J. Michael McDermott, S.J., for his gracious assistance in translating four of the new paragraphs added by Fr. 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. Ludwig Ott was a German priest, medievalist, and theology professor. As much as possible, Ott’s own emphases (by italicizing certain words and phrases) in the original German have been preserved in the English. 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