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Religion Christology

The Incarnate Word

Volume 8

by (author) Bernard Lonergan

edited by Robert Doran & Jeremy Wilkins

translated by Charles Hefling

University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Initial publish date
Jan 2016
Christology, Catholic, Religious
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The Incarnate Word contains the first four of five parts in Bernard Lonergan’s De Verbo Incarnato, a Latin textbook for the course he taught at the Gregorian University in Rome. Fully translated and annotated, it brings to a wider audience Lonergan’s major contribution to Christology, the doctrine concerning the person of Christ. In this work, Lonergan applies his unique theory of consciousness to the question of the nature of Christ, the book offers a rich and provocative treatment of Christ’s consciousness and his human knowledge.

The Incarnate Word presents the original Latin and the first-ever English translation of the text on facing pages. The volume includes not only the final text of De Verbo Incarnato but also material which Lonergan had rewritten or eliminated from the 1964 Gregorian University edition.

About the authors

Bernard Lonergan (1904-1984), a professor of theology, taught at Regis College, Harvard University, and Boston College. An established author known for his Insight and Method in Theology, Lonergan received numerous honorary doctorates, was a Companion of the Order of Canada in 1971 and was named as an original member of the International Theological Commission by Pope Paul VI.

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Robert M. Doran is the Emmett Doerr Chair in Systematic Theology and a professor in the Department of Theology at Marquette University. He is the general editor of the Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan.

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Jeremy D. Wilkins is an associate professor of Systematic Theology and director of the Lonergan Research Institute at Regis College, University of Toronto.

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Charles C. Hefling, Jr. is a retired associate professor in the Department of Theology at Boston College.

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Editorial Reviews

"Lonergan’s 1964 textbook on Christology used at the Gregorian University in Rome, is a welcome aid to those interested in Lonergan’s Christology and in the development of his theological method."

Louvain Studies 40: 2017

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