Title: FROM THE DIAKONIA OF CHRIST TO THE DIAKONIA OF THE APOSTLES
This historico-theological research document traces the history of the diaconate from the time of Christ through the post- Vatican II period. It highlights seven major areas for consideration. 1) From the Diakonia of Christ to the Diakonia of the Apostles 2) The Diaconate in the New Testament and in the Writings of the Fathers 3) The Disappearance of the Permanent Diaconate 4) The Sacramentality of the Diaconate from the Twelfth to the Twentieth Centuries 5) The Restoration of the Permanent Diaconate at Vatican II 6) The Reality of the Permanent Diaconate Today 7) Theological Approach to the Diaconate in the Wake of Vatican II. The International Theological Commission is a pontifical commission of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. The commission devoted over five years of research and study to the topic of the history and theology of the diaconate in its development of this document. 124 pages.
Media ID: 32213
Length: 124 pages
Publisher: Liturgy Training Publications,
Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult