The Theology of Marriage Paperback
Personalism, Doctrine and Canon Law
by Cormac Burke;
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The Theology of Marriage
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Central and particularly controversial issues were the new definition of marriage itself and of its ends, the "personalist" way of expressing the nature of marital consent; and, not least, the concept of the bonum coniugum, "the good of the spouse", as a co-principal end of marriage. Msgr. Burke, well attuned to John Paul II's personalist theology of marriage, sensed the need to seek the roots of these apparently new concepts in the Bible, in Tradition, and particularly in St. Augustine (in whom, despite many modern impressions to the contrary, he sees the first defender of the goodness of the marital covenant). The result over the past twenty five years has been an impressive body of work in theological as well as canonical reviews.
The Theology of Marriage by Cormac Burke was published by The Catholic University of America Press in February 2015 and is our 42058th best seller. The ISBN for The Theology of Marriage is 9780813226859.
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|Page last updated||23rd July 2017|
|Author / Artist||Cormac Burke|
|Publisher||The Catholic University of America Press (February 2015)|
|Number of Pages||277|