DOMINUS IESUS: JESUS CHRIST IS LORD. Talk Handout. I. Proclamation as Spiritual Warfare (Walkthrough of 2 Cor ). A. God’s Strategy: Enlighten all. Declaration Dominus Iesus: full text, concordances and frequency lists. So much for the Congregation’s own synthesis of Dominus Jesus. . To be sure, some other leading figures in the English-speaking hierarchy provided more.

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As to the latter, it is not an impossible scenario: However, I am particularly determined to oppose this increasingly widespread tendency to transfer the Trinitarian mystery directly to the Church. While affirming the teaching of Lumen gentium “Light of the Nations”, the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church that came out of the Second Vatican Council that the Catholic Church “is the single Church of Christ” [2] and that “[t]his Church, constituted and organized as a society in the present world, subsists in the Catholic Church,” [2] Dominus Iesus offers further comments on what it means for the true Church to “subsist englksh the Catholic Church.

Lastly, the first generation of the Reformation also had to seek “the centre of Scripture”, to obtain an interpretive key which englissh not be extrapolated enylish the text as such.

The Pope offers a paraphrase of the doctrine of LG, no.

The document declares that, although the Christian church is intended by God to be “the instrument for the salvation of all humanity,” such beliefs do not “lessen the sincere respect which the Church has for the religions of the world. What is more, the Declaration was personally approved by him in a very solemn way; and, even if one does not agree with my arguments above for including DI in the Papal Ordinary Magisterium, the Declaration at the very least still participates in it.

Also Titled “Dominus Iesus”: The separation of the two levels took conceptual form at the First Vatican Council through the distinction made between “credenda” to be believed and “tenenda” to be held. But the encyclicals Ut Unum Sint or Redemptoris Missio, which treated these themes with different language, actually carry his own signa- ture.

But on the other hand, it is true that this subject is wounded, inasmuch as ecclesial realities exist and function outside it. What did the Pope mean? Fortified by years of experience, modern exegesis has clearly recognized, along with modern literature and the philosophy of language, that mere self-interpretation of the Scriptures and the clarity resulting from it do not exist. This unity is so deep that the Church can say with Saint Paul: Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait How to inform him of this is then up to the Bishop.


It avoids peremptory language; it makes no demands. On the basis of such presuppositions, which may evince different nuances, certain theological proposals are developed — at times presented as assertions, and at times as hypotheses — in which Christian revelation and the mystery of Jesus Christ and the Church lose their character of absolute truth and salvific universality, or at least shadows of doubt and uncertainty are cast upon them.

New Guide Puts “Dominus Iesus” in Perspective – ZENIT – English

In the practice of englieh between the Christian iesys and other religious traditions, as well as in seeking to understand its theoretical basis more deeply, new questions arise that need to be addressed through pursuing new paths of research, advancing proposals, and suggesting ways of acting that call for attentive discernment.

This article will review the contents of Dominus Iesus as well as reactions to it. See Pope and Hefling eds. Revelation, too, that supernatural link [ratio superna] which God has established with man, can like- wise be looked upon as a dialogue.

In certain cases, moreover, Evangelical Church leaders have had to deprive academics of their mission to teach, because they had abandoned the foundations of this mission.

It is not only a moralization but also a politicization: Athanasius, De Incarnatione, 54, 3: This gullibility is very surprising after centuries of englisj, which all these Churches have had with the Papal Court. With regard to faith and to making it understandable through theorems, dogma is distorted if it is regarded as a collection of theorems: Catechism of the Catholic Church Rome: Therefore, there exists a single Church of Christ, which subsists in the Catholic Ieeus, governed by the Successor of Peter and by the Bishops in communion engglish him.

Dominus Iesus did precisely that in its treatment of the unique- ness of Christ and of the Catholic Church. It is utterly false to say that the Fathers of the First and Second Vatican Councils expressly rejected this distinction. The conceptual imprecisions which do in fact exist are iesuw to the disturbing unfathomableness of the relationship between the freedom to sin and the freedom of grace.


The CDF’s Declaration “Dominus Iesus” and Pope John Paul II | Matthew W I Dunn –

I was deeply touched by the gratitude of these two people, who are in the front lines of preaching the Gospel. But the question remains: I am grateful to Francis G. According to the Council, the Church is ever more aware of her mission and duty, indeed of her essential vocation to announce to the world the true salvation which is iezus only in Jesus Christ dominsu Yes, only in Christ can all mankind be saved.

Unfortunately, Cardinal Cassidy and Bishop Kasper were prevented by concurrent engagements from taking part in some of the sessions, although they had been informed of the dates of these meetings well in advance.

Are you saying domknus criticism is false because it is repeated too often? He invited them to listen to Christ and to open their heart to Him. Recently, one of the most important Evangelical exegetes, Ulrich Luz, has shown that “Scripture alone” opens the way to every possible interpretation.

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The Analysis of the declaration Dominus Iesus

The Roman Catholic Church believes itself to be successional to the Church originated by him; however there are elements of truth and sanctification beyond it. The result is a distortion of the meaning of the kingdom, which runs the risk of being transformed into a purely human or ideological goal and a distortion of the identity of Christ, who no longer appears as the Lord to whom everything must one day be subjected cf.

He himself explicitly asserted the necessity of faith and baptism cf.