DOMINUS IESUS: JESUS CHRIST IS LORD. Talk Handout. I. Proclamation as Spiritual Warfare (Walkthrough of 2 Cor ). A. God’s Strategy: Enlighten all. Declaration Dominus Iesus: full text, concordances and frequency lists. So much for the Congregation’s own synthesis of Dominus Jesus. . To be sure, some other leading figures in the English-speaking hierarchy provided more.

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He wants his Church to be based on positive faith in the Gospel Matthew 16, Jesus is, in fact, the Word of God made man for the salvation of all. The focal point of the baptismal formula is the recognition of the Trinitarian God.

The Analysis of the declaration Dominus Iesus

To state the inseparable relationship between Christ and the kingdom is not to overlook the fact that the kingdom of God — even if considered in its historical phase — is not identified with the Church in her visible and social reality. As a engoish for this relativistic mentality, which is becoming ever more common, it is necessary above all to reassert the dominhs and complete character of the revelation of Jesus Christ.

The canon, then, does not exist without the ministry of the successors of the Apostles and, at the same time, establishes the criterion of their service.

The Sovereign Pontiff John Paul II, at the Audience of June 16,granted to the undersigned Cardinal Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, with sure knowledge and by his apostolic authority, ratified and confirmed this Declaration, adopted in Plenary Session and ordered its publication. If they fail to respond in thought, word, and deed to that grace, not only shall they not be saved, but they shall be more severely judged.

According to theologian James L. None of your libraries hold this item. This sominus of faith has been recalled recently by the Church’s Magisterium: It is true that the Church is not an end unto herself, since she is ordered toward the kingdom of God, of which she is the seed, sign and instrument.


Of course, this self-assuredness is based on the doctrine of the apostolic succession.

It engllsh not suitable. At the close of the second millennium, however, this mission is still far from complete. For what else can be meant by the thesis of the “Intimate and objective connection” between non-Catholic paths of salvation and Christ, if not ieus Christ himself makes superfluous the distinction between a “full” and “deficient” truth of salvation, since, if he is present as the instrument of salvation, he is always and logically “fully” present.

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Catholic Theological Society of America, As a consequence, it is held that certain truths have been superseded; for example, the definitive and complete character of the revelation of Jesus Christ, the nature of Christian faith as compared with that of belief in other religions, the inspired nature of the books of Sacred Scripture, the personal unity between the Eternal Word and Jesus of Nazareth, the unity of the economy of the Incarnate Word and the Holy Spirit, the unicity and salvific universality of the mystery of Jesus Christ, the universal salvific mediation of the Church, the inseparability — while recognizing the distinction — of the kingdom of God, the kingdom of Christ, and the Church, and the subsistence of the one Church of Christ in the Catholic Church.

At the beginning of this millennium we find ourselves in a situation similar to that described by John at the end of the sixth chapter of his Gospel: It was originated, as well as the Apostolicum, much later than in the age of the apostles; it is a work of the age of Constantin, i. Even if the questions and answers reflect the German context, the text of the interview offers sound explanations that are also applicable and useful outside this context. The Declaration also states: But, DM appears to say that spreading the Gospel which implies the offer of accepting Christ and His Church is an integral part of Mission, and not something which can be abstracted from it.


The Lord Jesus, the only Saviour, did not only establish a simple community of disciples, but constituted the Church as a salvific mystery: Faithful to God’s word, the Second Vatican Council teaches: In addition, the Primate of the Anglican Church, Archbishop Carey, expressed his grateful and decided support of the true theme of the Declaration.

Thus, he said to the Apostles: One of those values was the practice of prayer and penance no. How do we reconcile that behavior with what is in Dominus Iesus?

Cyprian, De catholicae ecclesiae unitate, 6: Might not the expression “elements of truth” betray a sort of chemical concept of truth? These online bookshops told us they have this item: Bearing in mind this article of faith, theology today, in its reflection on the existence of other religious experiences and on their meaning in God’s salvific plan, is invited to explore if and in what way the historical figures and positive elements of these religions may fall within the divine plan of salvation.

In the 20th century this inclusive approach was expressed in the condemnation of Feeneyism and in the declaration of the Second Vatican Councilwhich said that “the plan of salvation also includes those who acknowledge the Creator,” although this is ambiguous and numerous interpretations have arisen [ citation needed ].

Faced with certain problematic and even erroneous propositions, theological reflection is called to reconfirm the Church’s faith and to give reasons for her hope in a way that is convincing and effective. The duty of each Church is to lead people to religion in the spirit of Christ and arouse love for one’s neighbourh.

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