Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Green cloth boards [a little sunned on spine and top edge] with black title patch to spine. Scarce title. Gift inscription to front pastedown. Translated by P.J. Hepburne-Scott. First published in France as Sacerdoce et Laicat in 1962.478 pages Yves Congar was a French Dominican priest who was widely recognized in his lifetime as one of the most important Roman Catholic theologians of the 20th century. Best known for his work in the theology of the church itself as an institution or community, Congar drew from biblical, patristic, and medieval sources to revitalize the discipline. An early advocate of ecumenism, he was a major influence at the Second Vatican Council (1962¿65).
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