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Abstract and Keywords
This chapter traces the history of the theological treatment of tradition. The discussions cover Francisco Suárez's revised account of revelation and the (The Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation) of 1965, which rejected the Suárezian account; the work of Tübingen scholars Johann Adam Möhler, Johann Sebastian von Drey, and Johannes von Kuhn; John Henry Newman and the Oxford Movement; the scholarship of Alasdair MacIntyre; the Roman School; the thoughts of Maurice Blondel; the criticism of Vincent de Lérines; the transmission of tradition through ritual; and the Rahner–Kü debate.
Tracey Rowland is Dean and Permanent Fellow of the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, Melbourne, and Adjunct Professor, Centre for Faith Ethics and Society, University of Notre Dame, Sydney. She is the author of Culture and the Thomist Tradition after Vatican II (2003), Ratzinger’s Faith: the Theology of Pope Benedict XVI (2008), and Benedict XVI: A Guide for the Perplexed (2010).
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