The theology of the mystical body
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The theology of the mystical body by EМЃmile Mersch

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Published by Herder in St. Louis .
Written in English


  • Jesus Christ -- Mystical body.,
  • Catholic Church -- Doctrinal and controversial works.,
  • Theology, Doctrinal.

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by Cyril Vollert.
LC ClassificationsBX1751 .M516
The Physical Object
Pagination663 p.
Number of Pages663
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6090947M
LC Control Number51007383

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The Theology of The Mystical Body Hardcover – January 1, by S.J. Emile Mersch (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Author: S.J. Emile Mersch. The Theology of the Mystical Body will move back and forth among these three themes for the sake of varied reader interests. Exposure to the doctrine in se will begin with a full presentation of the work of the Belgian Jesuit, Emile Mersch (), entitled The Whole Christ (translated by John R. Kelly, S.J., London, Dennis Dobson, ). Mystical body of Christ, in Roman Catholicism, a mystical union of all Christians into a spiritual body with Jesus Christ as their head. The concept is rooted in the New Testament and possibly reflects Christianity’s roots in Judaism; St. Paul’s letters to . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

A theology that stoked much theological creativity in the first half of the twentieth century both in Europe and in the United States had receded by the latter half of the century. One in Christ explores the theology of the mystical body of Christ as developed by Virgil Michel, OSB, examines the reasons for its decline, and traces it throughout the work of Louis-Marie Chauvet, a Brand: Michael Glazier. Mystici corporis Christi (English: 'The Mystical Body of Christ') is a papal encyclical issued by Pope Pius XII on 29 June during World War II. It is one of the more important encyclicals of Pius XII because of its topic, the Church, which was strongly debated and further developed in the Second Vatican Council document on the Church, Lumen gentium. The doctrine of the Mystical Body is anything but sterile theology. Among the practical consequences which St. Robert derives from our incorporation in . This statement evidently lacks meaning unless we admit the doctrine of the mystical body in a realistic sense, unless we admit that the Christian, as a Christian, is intrinsically and ontologically a member of Christ and that he is such in the innermost essence of His Christian being. The present book is based on this supposition.

The mystical body of Christ / by: Sheen, Fulton J. Published: () Our part in the mystical body / by: Lord, Daniel A. Published: () The whole Christ; the historical development of the doctrine of the mystical body in Scripture and tradition by: Mersch, Émile. Theology of the Mystical Body It uses Saint John Paul II's Theology of the Body as its inspiration in terms of content, method and means of expression. It was originally prepared for the Pilgrim Center of Hope's television program Catholicism Live broadcast locally on CTSA in the Archdiocese of San Antonio. Theology of the Body is the topic of a series of lectures given by Pope John Paul II during his Wednesday audiences in St. Peter's Square and the Paul VI Audience Hall between September 5, , and Novem It constitutes an analysis on human sexuality. The complete addresses were later compiled and expanded upon in many of John Paul's encyclicals, letters, . CHAPTER 2: THE THEOLOGY OF THE MYSTICAL BODY. While this condensation of Mersch's Theology of the Mystical Body is in no way to suggest that we forego a direct reading of his book, it can perhaps serve as an introduction to it. Mersch was keenly aware that he was constrained to analyze the various dogmas, one after another, when what he was aiming at was a synthesis .