The communion of saints. Translated from the French by A. Manson.

[1st ed.].. New York, Hawthorn Books [1963] .

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Subjects Communion des saints.
Communion of saints.
Series Twentieth century encyclopedia of Catholicism. Section 2, Basic truths ; v. 26.
Description 154 pages 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1963]
Contents Part I: the meaning of the expression "communion of saints" -- I. The history of a formula -- The apostle's creed -- The insertion of the article on the communion of saints in the creed -- The locality where the addition was made and the reasons for it -- the origins of the expression "communion of saints" -- The earliest witnesses to the expression -- The earliest witnesses to the expression in the creed -- Explanations given in the early middle ages -- The principa scholastic theologians before St Thomas -- St Thomas Aquinas -- The epoch of the counter-reformation -- Noël Alexander -- The enlightenment and the romantic period in Germany -- A catechetical instruction at Saint-Sulpice (1809) -- In our time -- II. The communion of saints in non-catholic doctrine -- The communion of saints and the theology of the orthodox church -- The doctrine as understood in the protestant churches -- The church of England -- Misunderstandings and a sympathetic approach -- III. The church's official teaching and some conclusions from it -- The catechism of the council of Trent -- The catechism introduced by St. Pius X -- The teaching of Pius XII -- Some conclusions -- Part II: the foundations of the doctrine -- IV. Communion with God and communion in God -- Communion with the Father -- Communion with the Son -- Communion with the Holy Spirit -- The communion of saints the reflection of the communal life of the trinity -- V. Our unity in Christ and the Holy Spirit -- The history of the phrase: mystical body -- The metaphor and theology -- Christ and us: a single person -- Some doctrinal precisions -- Unity in Christ through the Holy Spirit The Holy Spirit the soul of the church -- Part III: the dimensions of the communion of saints -- VI. Dimensions of the mystery of the church -- The church of all the ages -- The church of the angels and the church on earth -- The angels and the church in the history of theology -- The three parts of the church -- VII. Those on earth who benefit from the communion of saints -- The necessity of the church -- An attempted explanation -- Communion of saints and the degrees of connection with the church -- VIII. The church as the communion of saints -- The church and the communion of saints -- The church of the "saints" -- The church of the "brothers" -- Communion and institution -- Part IV: the communion of saints: its modes and working -- IX. Visible aspect of the communal heritage of the church -- Ecclesiastical communion -- Excommunication and the break with unity -- Taking part in the sacraments -- Baptism: the door of the church -- The Eucharist: the sign of unity and its cause -- The other sacraments -- Various ways in which communion is manifested: common prayer, mutual aid, etc. -- X. Invisible aspect of the communal heritage of the church -- Charity, the bond of the communion of saints -- Our call to heavenly living within the community of the church -- The way we communicate in the life of the trinity -- Fellowship and the institution -- XI. How spiritual realities are shared on Earth -- Prayer for each other -- Merit gained and transmitted -- "Satisfaction": can we make up for others what they have lost by sin? -- XII. Communication between the faithful -- Prayers for the souls in purgatory -- The cultus of the saints and their intercession.
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WorldCat Identities Lamirande, Émilien.
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