Winter 2015 Vol. 13, No. 1

 

COMMENTARY

ANSELM RAMELOW, O.P. The Rights of the Family 1

 

SYMPOSIUM ON POPE FRANCIS AND SAINT FRANCIS

CHARLES J. CHAPUT, O.F.M., CAP Without Gloss: Francis of Assisi and Western Catholicism. 19

R. R. RENO St. Francis and Pope Francis 29

CAROL AND PHILIP ZALESKI St. Francis, the Catholic Church, and Islam 39

 

ARTICLES

TIMOTHY BELLAMAH, O.P. In the Name of Jesus Christ: A Few Historical Perspectives on the Functioning of Authority in Biblical Interpretation 57

ANTHONY GIAMBRONE, O.P. The Quest for the Vera et Sincera de Jesu: Dei Verbum §19 and the Historicity of the Gospels 87

TRACEY ROWLAND The Humanism of the Incarnation: Catholic, Barthian, and Dutch Reformed 125

WILLIAM M. WRIGHT IV Inspired Scripture as a Sacramental Vehicle of Divine Presence in the Gospel of John and Dei Verbum 155

 

SYMPOSIUM ON JOSEPH CARDINAL RATZINGER’S ERASMUS LECTURE

GREGORY VALL Word and Event: A Reappraisal 181

MARY HEALY Biblical Interpretation as a Prophetic Charism in the Church 219

JEREMY HOLMES Tradition and the Individual Exegete 241

FRANCIS MARTIN Revelation and Understanding Scripture: Reflections on the Teaching of Joseph Ratzinger, Pope Benedict XVI 253

MATTHEW J. RAMAGE Violence is Incompatible with the Nature of God: Benedict, Aquinas, and Method C Exegesis of the “Dark” Passages of the Bible 273

 

BOOK REVIEWS

ALAN AVERSA Cosmology by Édouard Hugon, O.P. 297

RAYMOND HAIN Thomas Aquinas and the Philosophy of Punishment by Peter Karl Koritansky 301

STEVEN J. JENSEN A Defense of Dignity: Creating Life, Destroying Life, and Protecting the Rights of Conscience by Christopher Kaczor306

GUY MANSINI, O.S.B Sacrifice as Gift: Eucharist, Grace, and Contemplative Prayer in Maurice de la Taille by Michon M. Matthiesen311

WILLIAM M. WRIGHT IV Jesus and the Demise of Death: Resurrection, Afterlife, and the Fate of the Christian by Matthew Levering 316

 

Volume 13, Issue 3 - Summer 2015

COMMENTARY

Cardinal Gerhard L. Müller. “Donum Veritatis: The Contribution of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith to the Theological Enterprise” 637.

ARTICLES

Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, O.P. “A Theological Fittingness Argument for the Historicity of the Fall of Homo Sapiens” 651.

Jacob Howland. “Cosmos and Philosophy in Plato and the Bible” 669.

Aaron Pidel. “Christi Opera Proficiunt: Ratzinger’s Neo-Bonaventurian Model of Social Inspiration” 693.

Christopher Ruddy. “‘Smaller But Purer’?: Joseph Ratzinger on the ‘Little Flock’ and Vicarious Representation” 713.

Rudi A. te Velde. “Aquinas’s Aristotelian Science of Metaphysics and Its Revised Platonism” 743.

Mats Walhberg. “Communion for the Divorced and Remarried: Why Revisionists in Moral Theology Should Reject Kasper’s Proposal” 765.

Lawrence J. Welch. “Collegiality, Synodality, and the Synod of Bishops” 787.

Jacob W. Wood. “Recasting Augustine to Look like Aristotle: Philip the Chancellor, Natural Desire, and the Advent of potentia obedientiae” 815.

VATICAN II AT 50

Eduardo Echeverria. “Vatican II and the Religions: A Review Essay” 837.

Andrew Meszaros. “The Thomistic Underpinnings of Ad Gentes” 875.

Francis Michael Walsh. “Intractable Disputes about the Liturgical Reforms of Vatican II: Renarrating a Defense of the Reform” 903.

BOOK REVIEWS

Christopher O. Blum. “Mind, Matter, and Nature: A Thomistic Proposal for the Philosophy of Mind by James D. Madden” 939.

Andrew M. Harmon. “Perception, Sensibility, and Moral Motivation in Augustine: A Stoic-Platonic Synthesis by Sarah Catherine Byers” 942.

Daniel Keating. “Learning Christ: Ignatius of Antioch and the Mystery of Redemption by Gregory Vall” 946.

Andrew Meszaros. “Vatican II: The Battle for Meaning by Massimo Faggioli” 950.

 

Brett Salkeld. “Purgatory: The Logic of Total Transformation by Jerry L. Walls” 961.

 

Fall 2015 Vol. 13, No. 4

Commentary

Virtue and Addiction............................Wojciech Giertych, O.P. 969

Cardinal Kasper’s Proposal and the Meaning of Marriage...................................Mats Wahlberg 1003

Articles

What Is Not, Was Not, and Will Never Be: Creaturely Possibility, Divine Ideas and the Creator’s Will in Thomas Aquinas.......................................Paul DeHart 1009

Aquinas on the the Divine Ideas and the Really Real...................................Gregory Doolan 1059

The Second Vatican Council and the Theological Authority of Sacrosanctum Concilium as a Constitution............Christian Washburn 1093

Ad Totius Mundi Pacem atque Salutem: Merit for Others and the Divine Plan in Thomistic Thought.....................Aaron Weldon 1125

The Right to Religious Freedom: Thomistic Principles of Nature and Grace........Thomas J. White, O.P. 1149

Evangelium Vitae At 20 Abortion Shame, Abortion Shaming, and the Reintegrative

Mercy of God (Evangelium Vitae §99)..........Nicanor Austriaco, O.P. 1185

Evangelium Vitae, the Rhetoric of Freedom, and Roe v. Wade’s Totalitarian Implications...............................David Crawford 1209

Was the Polish Pope a French Personalist?: An Indication from Evangelium Vitae..............................Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P. 1229

Symposium On Robert Louis Wilken’s The First Thousand Years Response to Wilken’s The First Thousand Years..........Gillian Clark 1245

The Undivided Church: Myth and History........Andrew Hofer, O.P. 1255

Christianity’s First Millennium: Reflections on Robert Louis Wilken’s Magnum Opus...................Kavin Rowe 1261

“If I forget you, O Jerusalem”: Zion’s Place in Global Christianity.....................Warren Smith 1269

Book Reviews

Saving Karl Barth: Hans Urs von Balthasar’s Preoccupation by D. Stephen Long................................Anne M. Carpenter 1283

The One Christ: St. Augustine’s Theology of Deification by David Vincent Meconi, S.J.........................Paul J. Griffiths 1289

Rekindling the Christic Imagination: Theological Meditations for the New Evangelization by Robert P. Imbelli....................Jim Keating 1292

Engaging the Doctrine of Revelation: The Mediation of the Gospel through Church and Scripture by Matthew Levering...............Mats Wahlberg 1294