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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Dogmas of the Church – Dr. Ludwig Ott

Rouet de Journel Freiburg im Breisgau To ask other readers questions about Fundamentals of Catholic Dogmaplease sign up. The sacraments of penance including a discussion on indulgencesextreme unction, holy order, and matrimony is also covered. Ott published books on early Scholasticism, the Fyndamentals of Holy Orders, and a monograph on fundamentalz life and work of the medievalist and historian Fr. Written in the early 20th Century by a German Catholic theologian, this book lays out the breadth of Catholic theology within one volume, which by itself is a pretty amazing achievement.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Chapter 3 concludes the discussion of the Triune God by comparing and catholoc the doctrine of the Trinity with regard to reason and the mystery of the doctrine of the Trinity.

Chapter 2 proceeds with a survey of the divine relations with regard to the persons of the Trinity. I wish to thank the men behind Baronius Press for their extraordinary kindness and patience with me in the seeing this project to completion. A great deal of work has been done to standardize names and the abbreviations and terms used throughout this book.

Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma

Really, fundmaentals 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 degreeshould consult Ott on a regular basis. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The formatting is cleaner and easier to follow, and of course, being newly typeset and printed in hardcover with a sewn binding, is much nicer on the eyes and much more durable than the old TAN glued paperbacks that would split if you just looked at them too intently.


No trivia or quizzes yet. In particular I am extremely grateful to Carlos Antonio Palad, who worked closely with me on this volume, for his diligent editorial work and for offering very many fine suggestions.

His studies in the field of dogmatics and the history of scholasticism made him eminently qualified to write the Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma. CJP rated it really liked it Jan 14, Easily one of our most important books. Lduwig are retained, but brackets are added fundamenta,s indicate that these are from the Code ofand references to the corresponding canons of the Code, ottt one currently in fumdamentals, have been added.

Essential for priests, seminarians, parents and teachers. Whilst written for study purposes it is suitable to anyone who wants to go beyond the basics in understanding the faith.

A discussion on the attributes of His human nature, including discussions on the impeccability and passibility of Jesus, are given. As the framework of a basic course could not be exceeded, only the most important pronouncements of official Church teaching, only individual significant scriptural texts, and only one or two patristic texts could be quoted verbatim.

Part 2 offers an extended treatment of the Triune God. Ott in his edition. 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.

The subtlety of the many contemporary errors assaulting the faith dogmw require from the ordinary faithful today a good understanding of Catholic doctrine that is not separated from its traditional and immutable roots. Section 1 outlines the proofs for the existence of God.

Excellent and in-depth primer of Catholic dogma. Review by Peter Kwasniewski published on New Liturgical Movement I shall begin with what is certainly one of the most impressive books to appear in a long time, and something that should be on everyone’s shelf: This present edition provides English translations of hundreds of Latin terms, phrases and passages that were left untranslated in prior English editions.


Lists with This Book. Since Our Catholic Faith comes from God, they are not open for debate, and they are not reversible. An extended treatment concerning His two natures divinity and humanity and the hypostatic union follows.

With regard to theological anthropology, Fr. Robert Fastiggi for bringing out this comprehensively revised translation of the last edi-tion of the Fundamentals. Chapter 1 of Section 2 outlines the speculative explanation of the internal-divine processions. This book is barely readable, and while that fact may be partially due to the fact that it is a translation from the German, I would suspect that the volume is just as unreadable in German as it is in English.

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.

A teacher put me on to Ott, and I was riveted to it. Numerous translation errors unfortunately found in the Lynch-Bastible translation have now been corrected. Great Dogmatic text concerning everything Catholic. It is important to know that the font size alone is not a good indication as to whether a text is easy to read.

I even prepared handouts from it for my youth group, not realizing that the text and the audience did not quite match up. The mistakes noted by Fr. Adjustments have dundamentals made to correspond to the theological notes provided by Fr. 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.

The 9th, 10th and 11th editions are virtually identical to the 8th edition.