The Postmodern Era of Church History (1962 AD to present)

The Postmodern era of church history began in 1962 AD and continues to the present day.

 


 

Second Council of the Vatican

1962-1965

(Ecumenical) Council. Held in Italy. Attended by 2,540 prelates.

One of the most important Councils. Its purpose was to renew and update the Catholic church, and promote unity among Christians.

 

C. S. Lewis

Died 1963 AD

WROTE:

Mere Christianity

Screwtape Letters (198 pages)

Surprised by Joy

 

Paul Tillich

Died 1965

WROTE:

Systematic Theology

 

Thomas Merton

Died 1968

Trappist monk

WROTE:

The Seven Storey Mountain

New Seeds of Contemplation

The Inner Experience: Notes on Contemplation

 

Jacques Maritain

Died 1973

WROTE:

Integral Humanism

 

Rudulf Bultmann

Died 1976

Founder of New Testament form criti­cism

WROTE:

Theology of the New Testament

 

Henri J. M. Nouwen

Died 1996 AD

WROTE:

The Return of the Prodigal Son

 

Owen Barfield

Died 1997

 

Meriol Trevor

Died 2000

Converted from agnostic to Roman Catholic.

She was one of the most prolific Roman Catholic women writers of the twentieth century and won prestigious awards for her writing.

WROTE:

Two-volume biography of John Henry Newman

 

Avery Dulles

Died 2008

WROTE:

Models of the Church

Models of Revelation

 

Thích Nhất Hạnh

1926-present

Living Buddha, Living Christ (198 pages)

 


INDEX

The Patristic Era of Church History (33 to 590 AD)

The Medieval Era of Church History (590 to 1417 AD)

The Reformation Era of Church History (1417 to 1648 AD)

The Modern Era of Church History (1648 to 1962 AD)

The Postmodern Era of Church History (1962 AD to present)

The Ecumenical Councils

The Doctors of the Catholic Church


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