Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma is widely recognized as one of the greatest Drawing from many years of classroom experience, Dr. Ludwig Ott lays out a. Georgetown psychology professor was also a devoted Catholic father and wrote this THIS book by Dr. Ludwig Ott is a conspectus of aU Dogmatic Theology. Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma has ratings and 10 reviews. Kevin said: Excellent and in-depth primer of Catholic dogma. It is not comprehensive, but.

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Adjustments have been made to correspond to the theological notes provided by Fr.

There is, then, no place for ” pick and choose ” in the truths proposed to the Faith of Christians by the Infallible Teaching Church for they are bound in Heaven by God Himself. Great Dogmatic text concerning everything Catholic.

Dogmas of the Church – Dr. Ludwig Ott

Ott uldwig without deviating from the orthodoxy of his previous editions, will continue the great tradition initiated by Fr. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The subtlety of the many contemporary errors assaulting the faith practically require from the ordinary faithful today a otf understanding of Catholic doctrine that is not separated from its traditional and immutable roots.

If you do not have Ott, wait not a moment longer. Return datholic Book Page. Lists with This Book. The sacraments of odgma including a discussion on indulgencesextreme unction, holy order, and matrimony is also covered.

Whether in the original language or in its French and English translations, it has been fa-voured by generations of readers because of its ktt combination of relative brevity with comprehensiveness.

The Lynch-Bastible translation itself already had a corrigenda that was not implemented in subsequent printings. So, I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to understand what the Catholic Church really teaches. I congratulate Baronius Press and Dr. Catholuc made some revisions init would be wrong to find in these any notable change in his theological posture from the decade prior to Vatican II.


The English translations for DH are taken from the Ignatius Press edition of this reference work. I’m not familiar with this book. These positive “articles of faith” have the function of fundamental principles which the faithful accepts without discussion as being certain and sure by virtue of the authority of God, Who is absolute truth Council cathopic the Vatican. This book is barely readable, and while that fact may be partially due to the fact that it is a translation from the German, I would suspect that the volu While this book is not the kind of thing that you would want to bring with you for a light read on the beach, it is a good book with which to become familiar.

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Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma

He begins with an eschatological treatment concerning individual human beings. Evelyn Castro rated it it was amazing Aug 29, Derived from practical experience of theological instruction, it is primarily intended to meet the needs fundamentqls students. Ott begins the discussion with an examination of the doctrine of grace, comparing actual grace with habitual grace. Books by Ludwig Ott. He then proceeds with an extended almost mind-numbing treatment concerning the eucharist, affirming the doctrine of transubstantiation and the Mass.

Ott does not water down the teachings, nor does he misrepresent them in order to make them more palatable to the modern reader. We therefore encourage our customers to oft out a sample page of the title they are interested in to see whether the type of font and the fonts size are acceptable to them. He also wrote works on the history of medieval spirituality and theology and on the Sacrament of Holy Orders.

Ott published books on early Cathllic, the Sacrament of Holy Orders, and a monograph on the life and work of the medievalist and historian Fr.

Not too long ago Catholic priests learned their theology from a tradition that stretched back 2, years. Took me over 2 months to get hold of this book because they do not print it anymore.


Ott transitions to focusing on the work of Jesus, first examining His redemption. I acknowledge with thanks that I found many hints and ideas in various religious textbooks particularly in those of Bartmann, Diekamp, Pohle and Van Noort.

Chapter 3 concludes the discussion of the Triune God by comparing and contrasting the doctrine of the Trinity with regard to reason and the mystery of the doctrine of the Trinity. Is this published as a 4th edition? It was Grabmann who urged me to publish this work.

It is not comprehensive, but covers the core essentials well – in odd pages. Joel rated it it was ok Nov 15, Many will already be familiar with this brilliant summary of dogmatic theology, first published in The 9th, 10th and 11th editions are virtually identical to the 8th edition.

Apr 14, Bernard rated it liked it Shelves: Sep 07, John Greally rated it it was amazing. Mary was conceived without stain of original sinindicate its appropriate theological note or doctrinal level of authority e. But enough of reminiscing. Section 3 proceeds with a discussion of the attributes of God.

It presents the immutable truths of Catholic theology backed by the teachings of the Magisterium in the past two millennia, not the latest speculations of fashionable and media-friendly theolo-gians who in reality want another religion.

With Imprimatur of Cornelius, Bishop. As the framework of a basic course could not be exceeded, only the most important cattholic of official Church teaching, only individual significant scriptural texts, and only one or two patristic texts could be quoted tot. Paperbackpages. DH instead of DH f. We live at a time of grave doctrinal confusion when the sheep are often left without shepherds. I am also grateful to another colleague, Dr.