Our Systematic Theology Schedule

We are reading the great theological works from all of Christian history. Join us in this life-changing adventure!

 


 

For August 25, 2019. Thomas Bokenkotter, A Concise History of the Catholic Church:

  • Chapter 33. The Resurgent Liberal Catholics
  • Chapter 34. The Sound and Fury of Renewal

 

For September 8. Second Council of the Vatican:

  • Dei Verbum (“Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation”)
  • Nostra Aetate (“Declaration on the Relation of the Church to Non-Christian Religions”)

 

For September 22. Thich Nhat Hahn, Living Buddha, Living Christ, chapters 1-3

 

For October 6. Thich Nhat Hahn, Living Buddha, Living Christ, chapters 4-5

 

For October 20. Thich Nhat Hahn, Living Buddha, Living Christ, chapters 6-7

 

For November 3. Thich Nhat Hahn, Living Buddha, Living Christ, chapters 8-9

 

For November 17. Thich Nhat Hahn, Living Buddha, Living Christ, chapter 10

 

For December 8. Thomas Raymond Kelly, A Testament of Devotion, chapters 1-2

 

For January 5, 2020. Thomas Raymond Kelly, A Testament of Devotion, chapters 3-5

 

For January 19. John Henry Newman, Lectures on Justification, Lecture 1. Faith considered as the instrumental cause of justification

 

For February 9. John Henry Newman, Lectures on Justification:

  • Lecture 2. Love considered as the formal cause of justification
  • Lecture 3. Primary sense of the term “Justification”

 

For February 23. Second Council of the Vatican, Lumen Gentium (Dogmatic Constitution on the Church), chapters 1-2

 

For March 8. Second Council of the Vatican, Lumen Gentium (“Dogmatic Constitution on the Church”), chapter 3

 

For March 22. Second Council of the Vatican, Lumen Gentium (“Dogmatic Constitution on the Church”), chapters 4-5

 

For April 5. Second Council of the Vatican, Lumen Gentium (“Dogmatic Constitution on the Church”), chapters 6-7

 

For April 19. Second Council of the Vatican, Lumen Gentium (“Dogmatic Constitution on the Church”), chapter 8

 

For May 3. Yves Congar, The Meaning of Tradition, chapter 1

 

For May 17. Yves Congar, The Meaning of Tradition, chapter 2

 

For May 31. Yves Congar, The Meaning of Tradition, chapter 3

 

For June 14. Yves Congar, The Meaning of Tradition, chapter 4 and conclusion

 


 

Here are the great works we’ve already read in our Systematic Theology Project.

 


Unless otherwise noted, all Bible quotations on this page are from the World English Bible and the World Messianic Edition. These translations have no copyright restrictions. They are in the Public Domain.