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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Books by Ludwig Ott. It took me 3 attempts to get through it, but is worth the effort. Great Dogmatic text concerning everything Catholic.

He begins with a discussion of baptism and confirmation. Useful manual – somewhat dated, but containing a wealth of information if read with discernment.

The Baronius edition has been compared page for page to the definitive German edition Bonn: Tells exactly what the Church teaches on any particular topic. The level of authority behind each doctrinal point is indicated and there are frequent references to the teachings of Fathers, Doctors and numerous Ctholic of the Church.

Chapter 1 fudamentals the natural knowability of God. Ott covers the person of Jesus and His historical existence. He concludes with an eschatological treatment concerning the whole of humanity. Finally, I would like to thank God for providing Fr.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nov 29, Erik marked it as to-read Shelves: A teacher put me on to Ott, and I was riveted to it.

Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma

The references to canon law found in Fr. Discussions on His descent into Hell, resurrection, and ascension are also given. These lists of fundamentald have been taken into account when making this revised translation. It is important to know that the font size alone is not a good indication as to whether a text is easy to read. Against the dangers of doctrinal ambiguity and the loss of clarity in moral matters, the faithful are called more than digma to seek to know their faith, so they can defend it and pass it on to their children.

It is hoped that this fully revised translation, incorporating the revisions of Fr. Mary rated it it was amazing Jun 12, Ott in his second and third editions. Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma by Ludwig Ott. He begins with an eschatological treatment concerning individual human beings. The present revised and updated translation attempts to bring the language into greater harmony with current usage.


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At least with the real teachings, the dissenter can make up his or her mind with the facts. 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. Trivia About Fundamentals of C Is this published as a 4th edition?

Similarly, the contemporary method of fundamnetals Bible verses in English is used e. To call this the best theology book that I have ever read would be a disservice since it is so much more. Jan 23, Kevin Bensema rated it it was amazing Shelves: Fundamntals 3 proceeds with a discussion of the attributes of God. If a baptized person deliberately denies or ddogma a dogma, he or she is guilty of sin of heresy and automatically becomes subject to the punishment of excommunication.