Sacred Scripture at Vatican II

  title={Sacred Scripture at Vatican II},
  author={Francis J. Moloney},
  journal={Toronto Journal of Theology},
  pages={183 - 200}
  • F. Moloney
  • Published 23 November 2016
  • Philosophy
  • Toronto Journal of Theology
The documents of the Second Vatican Council are shot through with the language of the Bible, Christian liturgical traditions, and the fathers of the church. The church’s historical journey away from its earlier focus upon these sources was reversed at Vatican II. Two documents deal specifically with the use of the Word of God: Sacro-sanctum Concilium (On the Liturgy) and Dei Verbum (On Revelation). sc, the first document to appear (1963), insisted upon a broader and deeper use of the Word of… 



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