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ECCLESIOLOGY: SYSTEMATIC BIBLIOGRAPHY

February 28,1999

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***= Most highly recommended

Contents:

A. General Ecclesiology

1. Dictionaries, Encyclopedia, Reference Works

2. Catechetical, Popular, Apologetic Works

3. Catholic Existence

B. Magisterial Teaching on the Church.

C. Bible

1. Biblical Teaching on the Church

2. Jesus and the Founding of the Church

3. Church Order and Authority/Power in the New Testament

4. Peter in the New Testament

5. Types, Figures of the Church in Bible and Tradition

D. Historical Perspective

1. General or Comprehensive History of the Church

a. Ecumenical Councils -History of

2. Apostolic through Patristic Periods

a. Ante-Nicene

1) Church Origins and Early History

2) Church of Rome Before Nicaea

b. Post-Nicene

1) St. Augustine; Donatism

3. Medieval Period

4. Protestant Reformation

5. Catholic Reform 16th Century-1960

a. 16th Century

b. 1600-1800

c. 1800-1870

d. Vatican I

e. 1870-1965

6. Vatican II and After

a. Vatican II

b. 1965- : Post Vatican II

c. Church of the Future--Future Church Reform

7. History and Life of the Church by Geographical Areas

a. History and Life of the Church in the United States

E. The Nature of the Church

1. Changeable and Unchangeable Elements

2. Catholicism: The Distinctively Catholic

3. The Name Catholic Church

F. Membership in the Church

2. Ethnic, Racial Groups; Hispanics; Blacks

G. The Church a Divine Mystery

1. The Church in Relation to God the Father

a. People of God

b. Church and Kingdom of God

2. The Church in Relation to Christ

a. Body of Christ

3. The Church in Relation to the Holy Spirit

a. Temple of the Holy Spirit

b. Charismatic Element in the Church

H. Attributes of the Church

1. Oneness and Unity of the Church

a. The Catholic Church and the One Church of Christ

b. Other Christian Churches and the One Church of Christ

c. Unity of the Church

1) Pluralism; Tensions in the Church

2. Holiness of the Church

a. Universal Call to Holiness

b. Sin in the Church; Petition for Forgiveness

c. Common Priesthood of All the Faithful

3. Catholicity of the Church

a. The Church and Anonymous Christians

4. Apostolicity of the Church

a. Apostolic Succession

I. Mission of the Church

1. Evangelical Mission of the Church--Church as Herald

a. Necessity of the Church for Salvation

b. Role of Non-Christian Religions in Mediating Salvation

1. Religious Relativism (Religious Pluralism)

2. Priestly Mission to Save and Sanctify

3. Mission to Promote Peace and Justice in the World

4. Liberation Theology

5. Missiology

6. Prayer, Intercession as Mission of the Church

7. Mission of Individuals Within the Church

J. Other Models and Images of the Church

1. Church as Sacrament, Sign

2. Church as Communion; Communion Theology (Koinonia; see also Ecumenism file)

b. Church as Community

c. Eucharist and the Church

3. Church as Servant

4. Church as Pilgrim People

a. Continuity, Change, and Reform

5. Church as Mother

6. Church as Bride

K. The Church as Institution

1. Church Hierarchy, Structures, and Offices

2. Principles of Church Government

a. Collegiality

b. Subsidiarity

c. Co-Responsibility (Election; Participation of Laity)

3. Ministry in the Church (see also Parish)

4. Local or Particular Church

a. Diocese

1) Bishop, Episcopacy

2) Presbyterate; Presbyteral Council

b. Local Church and the Universal Church (see also Authority)

c. Parish

1) Pastor and Parish Leadership

2) Parish Council

5. The Regional Church

a. Patriarch, Metropolitan, Archbishop

c. Church in the Americas (and USA)

d. Church in Africa

6. Universal Level (see also Authority)

b. College of Bishops; Relation of Bishops to Pope

c. Ecumenical Council

1) The Papacy and Ecumenical Councils; Conciliarism

e. Roman Curia

K7. Authority, Power, Leadership in the Church

a. The Magisterium or Teaching Office/ Authority in the Church

1) Challenges to, Charges Against the Magisterium

2) Changes in Teachings of the Magisterium

b. "Teaching" and "Learning" Church

c. Role of Theologians

d. Infallibility

1) Infallibility of the Pope

2) Infallibility of the Ordinary Magisterium

3) Objects of Infallibility

e. Assent—Dissent

f. Obedience in the Church

8. Freedom and Rights in the Church (See also R.2, Religious Liberty)

L. Laity in the Church

1. Women in the Church

2. "Sense of the Faithful" (Sensus Fidelium)

3. Family and Church

4. Ministry of the Laity in the Church

M. Religious in the Church

N. Mary in the Church

P. Eastern Christianity

1. Churches in Union with Rome

2. Churches Not in Union with Rome: Their History and Teaching

Q. Separated Churches in the West: Their History and Teaching

1. Anglican Church

2. Protestant Churches

R. Ecumenism—Principles, Dialogues, Relations, etc.

1. Catholic Principles and Perspectives

2. Ecumenical Dialogues, Relations: Orthodox and other Eastern Churches

4. Ecumenical Dialogues, Relations: Lutheran Church

5. Ecumenical Dialogues, Relations: Methodist Church

6. Ecumenical Dialogues, Relations: Evangelical Churches

7. Ecumenical Dialogues, Relations: Other Protestant Churches

S. The Catholic Church and Non-Christian Religions

1. Judaism

2. Other Non-Christian Religions

T. The Church and State, the Political Order

1. Religious Liberty

U. The Church and the World, Humankind, Culture, Inculturation

V. Special Topics

1. Church and Communication

    W. Audio and Video Cassettes


     

A. GENERAL ECCLESIOLOGY

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A.1. DICTIONARIES, ENCYCLOPEDIA, REFERENCE WORKS

A.2. CATECHETICAL, POPULAR, APOLOGETIC WORKS

A.3. CATHOLIC EXISTENCE

B. MAGISTERIAL TEACHING ON THE CHURCH

B.1. Councils

B.2. Popes

Pope Paul VI. Ecclesiam Suam: Paths of the Church. Aug. 6, 1964.

B.4. Roman Curia

5. Synods

6.Bishops

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C. BIBLE ON THE CHURCH

C.1. BIBLICAL TEACHING ON THE CHURCH

C.2. JESUS AND THE FOUNDING OF THE CHURCH

C.3. CHURCH ORDER AND AUTHORITY IN THE NEW TESTAMENT

C.4. PETER IN THE NEW TESTAMENT

C.5. TYPES, FIGURES OF THE CHURCH IN BIBLE AND TRADITION

D. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

D.1. GENERAL OR COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF THE CHURCH

D.1.a. ECUMENICAL COUNCILS -HISTORY OF

Jedin, Hubert. Ecumenical Councils of the Church.

D.2. APOSTOLIC THROUGH PATRISTIC PERIODS

D.2.a. ANTE-NICENE

D.2.a.1) CHURCH ORIGINS AND EARLY HISTORY

D.2.a.2) CHURCH OF ROME BEFORE NICAEA

D.2.b. POST-NICENE

D.2.b.1) ST. AUGUSTINE; DONATISM

Augustine, About St.

D.3. MEDIEVAL PERIOD

Thomas Aquinas:

D.4. PROTESTANT REFORMATION

D.5. CATHOLIC REFORM 16TH CENTURY-1960

D.5. a. 16th CENTURY

D.5.b. 1600-1800

D.5.c. 1800-1870

D.5.d. VATICAN I

D.5.e. 1870-1965

D.6. VATICAN II AND AFTER

D.6.a. VATICAN II

D.6.b. 1965- : POST VATICAN II

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O'Dea, Thomas. The Catholic Crisis. Boston: Beacon, 1968.

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D.6.c. CHURCH OF THE FUTURE--FUTURE CHURCH REFORM

D.7. HISTORYAND LIFE OF THE CHURCH BY GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS

D.7.a. HISTORY AND LIFE OF THE CHURCH IN THE UNITED STATES

E. THE NATURE OF THE CHURCH

Butler, B. C. The Idea of the Church. Baltimore: Helicon, 1962.

See also K.4.a. Continuity, Change, and Reform.

E.2. CATHOLICISM: THE ESSENTIALS AND THE DISTINCTIVELY CATHOLIC

E.3. THE NAME CATHOLIC CHURCH

F. MEMBERSHIP IN THE CHURCH

G. THE CHURCH A DIVINE MYSTERY

G.1. THE CHURCH IN RELATION TO THE FATHER

G.1.a. PEOPLE OF GOD

G.1.b. CHURCH AND THE KINGDOM OF GOD

G.2. THE CHURCH IN RELATION TO CHRIST

G.2.A. BODY OF CHRIST

G.3. THE CHURCH IN RELATION TO THE HOLY SPIRIT

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G.3.a. TEMPLE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

G.3.b. CHARISMATIC ELEMENT IN THE CHURCH

H. ATTRIBUTES OF THE CHURCH

H.1. ONENESS AND UNITY OF THE CHURCH

See also "Church as Communion (Koinonia)."

Part I, vols. 21-22, answer to the Donatists:

H.1.a. THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND THE ONE CHURCH OF CHRIST

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H.1.b. OTHER CHRISTIAN CHURCHES AND THE ONE CHURCH OF CHRIST

H.1.c. UNITY OF THE CHURCH

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H.1.c.1) PLURALISM IN THE CHURCH;TENSIONS IN THE CHURCH; VARIETIES OF CATHOLICS: LIBERAL, MARGINAL, COMMUNAL...

H.1.c.2) ETHNIC, RACIAL GROUPS IN THE CHURCH; HISPANICS; BLACKS

H.2. HOLINESS OF THE CHURCH

H.2.a. UNIVERSAL CALL TO HOLINESS

H.2.b. SIN IN THE CHURCH; PETITION FOR FORGIVENESS

H.2.c. COMMON PRIESTHOOD OF ALL THE FAITHFUL

H.3. CATHOLICITY OF THE CHURCH

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H.3.a. THE CHURCH AND ANONYMOUS CHRISTIANS

H.4. APOSTOLICITY OF THE CHURCH

H.4.a. APOSTOLIC SUCCESSION

See BB "Order, Holy," "Apostolic Succession."

I. MISSION OF THE CHURCH

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I.1. EVANGELICAL MISSION OF THE CHURCH

CHURCH AS HERALD

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I.1.a. NECESSITY OF THE CHURCH FOR SALVATION

Vatican II. LG 14a.

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I.2. PRIESTLY MISSION OF THE CHURCH TO SAVE AND SANCTIFY

I.3. MISSION TO PROMOTE PEACE AND JUSTICE IN THE WORLD

I.4. LIBERATION THEOLOGY

I.5. MISSIOLOGY

I.6. PRAYER, INTERCESSION AS MISSION OF THE CHURCH

7. MISSION OF INDIVIDUALS WITHIN THE CHURCH

J. OTHER MODELS AND IMAGES OF THE CHURCH

J.1. CHURCH AS SACRAMENT

J.2. CHURCH AS COMMUNION; COMMUNION THEOLOGY (Koinonia)

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Zizioulas, John. "The Church as Communion.: St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly. .38 (Nov. 1994) 3-16.

J.2.a. COMMUNION OF SAINTS, SHARING IN HOLY GIFTS

J.2.b. CHURCH AS COMMUNITY

J.2.c. EUCHARIST AND THE CHURCH

See Bibliography on Eucharist, "Eucharist and the Church."

J.3. CHURCH AS SERVANT

J.4. CHURCH AS PILGRIM PEOPLE

Tavard, George. The Pilgrim Church. Herder & Herder, 1967.

J.4.a. CONTINUITY, CHANGE, AND REFORM

See above F.1. "Changeable and Unchangeable Elements."

J.5. CHURCH AS MOTHER

J.6. CHURCH AS BRIDE

K. THE CHURCH AS INSTITUTION

K.1. CHURCH HIERARCHY, STRUCTURES, AND OFFICES

K.2. PRINCIPLES OF CHURCH GOVERNMENT

K.2.a. COLLEGIALITY

Concilium. Collegiality Put to the Test, vol. 90/4.

K.2.b. SUBSIDIARITY

K.2.c. CO-RESPONSIBILITY (ELECTION; PARTICIPATION OF LAITY)

See also Ministry, Lay; Church of the Future--Future Church Reform.

K.3. MINISTRY IN THE CHURCH (see also Parish)

See also bibliography on Ministry.

K.4. LOCAL CHURCH

K.4.a. DIOCESE

K.4.a.1) BISHOP, EPISCOPACY

K.4.a. PRESBYTERATE

K.4.a.3) DIOCESAN COUNCILS, SYNODS

K.4.b. LOCAL CHURCH AND THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH

K.4.c. PARISH

See also Ministry: Parish Ministry.

K.4.c.1) PASTOR AND PARISH LEADERSHIP

K.4.c.2) PARISH COUNCIL

K.4.c.3) PROGRAMS FOR FOSTERING DYNAMIC PARISH LIFE:

S.C.C. (Small Church Communities, RENEW PROGRAM, ETC.

K.4.c.4) INTER-PARISH STRUCTURES AND ACTIVITY

K.5. THE REGIONAL CHURCH

K.5.a. PATRIARCH, METROPOLITAN, ARCHBISHOP

K.5.b. REGIONAL COLLEGIAL STRUCTURES:

EPISCOPAL CONFERENCES, COUNCILS, SYNODS

K.5.c. CHURCH IN THE AMERICAS (and the USA)

K.5.d. CHURCH IN AFRICA

K.6. UNIVERSAL LEVEL

K.6.a. PETRINE MINISTRY: ROMAN PONTIFF, PAPAL PRIMACY, PAPACY

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Concilium. Petrine Ministry in the Church, vol. 64.

Pope John Paul II:

K.6.a.1) ROME, THE VATICAN

K.6.a.2) PETRINE MINISTRY IN ECUMENICAL DISCUSSIONS AND DIALOGUES

K.6.b. COLLEGE OF BISHOPS; RELATION OF BISHOPS TO POPE

Concilium. Collegiality Put to the Test, vol. 90/4.

K.6.c. ECUMENICAL COUNCILS

Concilium. The Ecumenical Council, vol. 167.

Joseph Gill, S.J, The Council of Florence. Cambridge U., 1959. 452p. 270.1-827-G475c

K.6.c.1) THE PAPACY AND ECUMENICAL COUNCILS; CONCILIARISM

K.6.d. SYNOD OF BISHOPS

K.6.e. ROMAN CURIA; VATICAN

K.7. AUTHORITY, POWER, LEADERSHIP IN THE CHURCH

K.7.a. THE MAGISTERIUM OR TEACHING OFFICE/ AUTHORITY IN THE CHURCH

K.7.a.1) CHALLENGES TO, CHARGES AGAINST THE TEACHING MAGISTERIUM

K.7.a.2) CHANGES IN MAGISTERIAL TEACHING

K.7.b. "TEACHING" AND "LEARNING" CHURCH

K.7.c. ROLE OF THEOLOGIANS

K.7.d. INFALLIBILITY

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K.7.d.1) INFALLIBILITY OF THE POPE

K.7.d.2) INFALLIBILITY OF THE ORDINARY MAGISTERIUM

K.7.d.3. OBJECTS OF INFALLIBILITY

K.7.e. ASSENT--DISSENT

See "Foundations" J. Assent--Dissent.

K.7.f. OBEDIENCE IN THE CHURCH

Concilium. Christian Obedience, vol. 139.

K.8. FREEDOM AND RIGHTS IN THE CHURCH

L. LAITY IN THE CHURCH

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L.1. WOMEN IN THE CHURCH; NUNS

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Moll, Helmut, ed. The Church and Women. Ignatius, 1988.

L.2. THE "SENSE OF THE FAITHFUL" (SENSUS FIDELIUM)

L.3. FAMILY AND CHURCH

L.4. MINISTRY OF THE LAITY IN THE CHURCH

See Laity, Involvement of Laity in Ministry.

M. RELIGIOUS IN THE CHURCH

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N. MARY IN THE CHURCH

See separate bibliography on Mariology

O. ESCHATOLOGICAL DIMENSION OF CHURCH:-VENERATION OF SAINTS

P. EASTERN CHRISTIANITY

P.1. CHURCHES IN UNION WITH ROME

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P.2. EASTERN CHURCHES NOT IN UNION WITH ROME:

HISTORY, TEACHING

Q. SEPARATED CHURCHES OF THE WEST: THEIR HISTORY AND TEACHING

Q.1. ANGLICAN CHURCH: HISTORY AND TEACHING

Q.2. PROTESTANT CHURCHES: THEIR HISTORY AND TEACHING

See File "Non Catholic.bb".

R. ECUMENISM—PRINCIPLES, DIALOGUES, RELATIONS, ETC.

1. CATHOLIC PRINCIPLES AND PERSPECTIVES

 

See Ecumenism.bb.

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R.2. ECUMENICAL DIALOGUES, RELATIONS: ORTHODOX AND OTHER EASTERN CHURCHES

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Anglican/Roman Catholic Dialogues:

R.4. ECUMENICAL DIALOGUES, RELATIONS: LUTHERAN CHURCH

R.5. ECUMENICAL DIALOGUES, RELATIONS: METHODIST CHURCH

R.7. ECUMENICAL RELATIONS WITH OTHER PROTESTANT CHURCHES

S. THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND NON-CHRISTIAN RELIGIONS

Concilium. Christianity among World Religions, vol. 183.

S.1. THE CHURCH AND JUDAISM

S.2. OTHER NON-CHRISTIAN RELIGIONS

T. CHURCH AND STATE, THE POLITICAL ORDER

T.1. RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

U. THE CHURCH AND THE WORLD, HUMANKIND, CULTURE, INCULTURATION

V. SPECIAL TOPICS

V.1. CHURCH AND COMMUNICATION

Abbreviations:

Abingdon. Nashville, Tenn.: Abingdon Press

Alba House. Staten Island, New York: Alba House

Augsburg. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Augsburg Press

Ave Maria. Notre Dame, Indiana: Ave Maria Press

Catholic U. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America

Chapman. London; New York: Geoffrey Chapman

Christian Classics. Westminster, Maryland: Christian Classics

Clarendon. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press

T & T Clark. Edinburgh, Scotland: T & T Clark

Corpus. Washington. D.C.: Corpus Books

Crossroad. New York: New York: Crossroad

Dimension. Dennison, New Jersey: Dimension Books

Doubleday. Garden City, New York: Doubleday

Eerdmans. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.

Fortress. Minneapolis, Minn.: Fortress Press

Franciscan Herald. Chicago, Illinois: Franciscan Herald Press

Georgetown U. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press

Glazier. Collegeville Minnesota: Liturgical Press, Michael Glazier.

Gregoriana. Rome: Universita Gregoriana

Harper & Row. San Francisco, California: Harper & Row

Herder & Herder. New York: Herder & Herder

Ignatius. Harrison, New York / St. Francisco, California: Ignatius Press

Jesuit Sources. St. Louis, Missouri: Institute of Jesuit Sources

Knox. Louisville, Kentucky: Westminster/John Knox Press

Liturgical. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press

Maryknoll. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Press

Newman. Westminster, Maryland; New York: Newman Press

Orbis. New York: Orbis Books

OSV. Huntington, Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor.

Oxford U. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press

Pauline Books. Boston, Massachusetts: Pauline Books & Media.

Paulist. Mahwah, New Jersey: Paulist Press

Patmos. Shepherdtown, West Virginia: Patmos Books

Queenship. Santa Barbara, California: Queenship Publishing

SCM. London: SCM Press

Seabury. New York: Seabury Press

Sheed & Ward. Kansas City, Missouri: Sheed & Ward

SPCK. London: Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge

Thomas More. Chicago, Illinois: Thomas More Association

Twenty-Third. Mystic, Connecticut: Twenty-Third Publications

UPA. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America

USCC. Washington, D.C.: United States Catholic Conference.