Dominus Iesus (English: The Lord Jesus) is a declaration by the Congregation for the Doctrine . Create a book · Download as PDF · Printable version. DOMINUS IESUS: JESUS CHRIST IS LORD. Talk Handout. I. Proclamation as Spiritual Warfare (Walkthrough of 2 Cor ). A. God’s Strategy: Enlighten all. Religious Pluralism and Dominus Iesus. Perhaps the greatest challenge facing the Church ─ and indeed the whole of Christianity ─ in our day is the challenge .

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AAS 83 iiesus, DUNN in its proper and theological meaning, does not imply any attempt of proselytism whatsoever italics in original. PL 75, ; St.

In fact, the mystery of Christ has its own intrinsic unity, which extends from the eternal choice in God to the parousia: The meaning of the expressions kingdom of heaven, kingdom of Godand kingdom of Christ in Sacred Scripture and the Fathers of the Church, as well as in the documents of the Magisterium, is not always exactly the same, nor is their relationship to the Church, which is a mystery that cannot be totally contained by a human concept.

He himself explicitly asserted the necessity of faith and baptism cf. As a consequence, it is held that certain truths have been superseded; for example, the definitive and complete character of the revelation of Jesus Christ, the nature of Christian faith as compared with that of belief in other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 xescargar books of Sacred Scripture, the personal unity between the Eternal Word and Jesus of Nazareth, the unity of dominud 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.

He will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead, and his kingdom will have no end.

Additionally, it is not accurate to say that John Paul II was silent on the salvific significance of Jesus Christ during his meetings with non- Christians.


Athanasius, De Incarnatione, 54, 3: Go therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.

The Church’s universal mission is born from the command of Jesus Christ and is fulfilled in the course of the centuries iessu the proclamation of the mystery of God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, and the mystery of the incarnation of the Son, as saving event for all humanity.

The necessary and absolute singularity of Christ in human history is well expressed by St. The kingdom of God, in fact, has an eschatological dimension: Huels, there are two types of papal approval for Church documents: Hence, the assent requested of the faithful is definitive and irrevocable. Officially, DP is categorized as an Instruction: Because, dominus Iesus, Domibus is the Lord.

For this reason, they possess in themselves the definitiveness and completeness of the revelation of God’s salvific ways, even if the depth of the divine mystery in itself remains transcendent and desvargar.

Official Teach- ing of Catholic Church A Comprehensive Study, ed. Faithful to Sacred Scripture and refuting erroneous and reductive interpretations, the First Council of Nicaea solemnly defined its faith in: Catholic Theological Society of America, Such a position would claim to be based on the notion that the truth about God cannot be grasped and manifested in its globality and completeness by any historical religion, neither by Christianity nor by Jesus Christ.

CCSL 39, ; St. Help Center Find new research papers in: 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.

Sullivan, SJ, in his book Creative Fidelity, wherein he describes: Together with positive aspects, these conceptions often reveal negative aspects as well. You give me a Bible and some papal documents. The expository language of the Declaration corresponds to its purpose, which is not to treat in a systematic manner the question of the unicity and salvific universality of the mystery of Jesus Christ and the Church, nor to propose solutions to questions that are matters of free theological debate, but rather to set forth again the doctrine of the Catholic faith in these areas, pointing out some fundamental questions that remain open to further development, and refuting specific positions that are erroneous or ambiguous.


Through him all things were made. Thus, the recent Magisterium of the Church has firmly and clearly recalled the truth of a single divine economy: Louvain Studies 36 doi: Dominus Iesus did precisely that in its treatment of the unique- ness of Christ and of the Catholic Church.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

Click here to sign up. Apostolic Exhortation Ecclesia in Asia, Religion of its very nature is a certain relationship between God and cominus.

In that sense, he is right: Kasper himself retired from the post in July The elevated nature of DI is also perceptible in the language used for its approbation, e.

“Dominus Iesus” presented by Fr. Augustine Di Noia, O.P.

Justin Martyr, Second Apology 8, ; 10, ; 13, The doctrine of faith must be firmly believed which proclaims that Jesus of Nazareth, son of Mary, and he alone, is the Son and the Word of the Father. He opened his talk by reminding his listeners of the upcoming, interfaith gathering at Assisi, which he called: It descargag peremptory language; it makes no demands.

Pawlikowski, Paul Griffiths, Francis X. DUNN of the Popes.

Reflections and Orientations on Dialogue and Mission, 10 Mayno. The result is a distortion of the meaning of the descafgar, which runs the risk of being transformed into a purely human or ideological goal and a distortion of the identity of Christ, who no longer appears as the Lord to whom everything must one day be subjected cf.