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By Massimo Faggioli

ISBN-10: 1451472099

ISBN-13: 9781451472097

The yr 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the shut of the second one Vatican Council. this quantity presents an research of Vatican II, the main decisive and far-reaching occasion within the glossy Catholic Church. Explicating pivotal parts of the Council, its decision-making technique and the deep outcomes of its ultimate judgements, Massimo Faggioli contributes an available presentation of the importance of Vatican II for the church and its lifestyles within the glossy global past the limits of the Roman Catholic Church. because the Council, considering its end, has been subjected to varied interpretations—a subject of now not little controversy—the quantity explores the contours of next interpretation and diversifications in strategy, in particular those who have marked the eras of John Paul II and Benedict XVI. regardless of those controversies, notwithstanding, the Council lives on, the writer argues, in theology, specially the advert intra and advert additional dimensions of reform within the liturgy, the church and the trendy international, and non secular freedom, carrying on with to have worldwide impression on Catholics and non-Catholics.

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