The Triune God: Doctrines, Volume 11

By Bernard Lonergan Translated by Michael G. Shields Edited by Robert M. Doran and H. Daniel Monsour

© 2009

Written in Latin for students at the Gregorian University in Rome, Bernard Lonergan's De Deo Trino (The Triune God) is a monumental two-part examination of trinitarian theology published initially in 1961 and again, in revised form, in 1964. The first part, the pars dogmatica, is here translated into English in an edition that includes the original Latin on facing pages. The work begins with the Prolegomena, which traces the dialectical development of trinitarian doctrine by Christian thinkers from the time of the New Testament to the Council of Nicea (AD 325). Following is a discussion of five theses outlining the evolution of the principal features of trinitarian doctrine from the New Testament through the patristic era.

Along with its companion volume on systematics, The Triune God: Doctrines represents the most comprehensive treatment of trinitarian theology in recent centuries. This English translation ensures that Lonergan's masterpiece will at last be available in its entirety to contemporary readers.

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Along with its companion volume on systematics, The Triune God: Doctrines represents the most comprehensive treatment of trinitarian theology in recent centuries. This English translation ensures that Lonergan's masterpiece will at last be available in its entirety to contemporary readers.

The Triune God: Doctrines, Volume 11

By Bernard Lonergan Translated by Michael G. Shields Edited by Robert M. Doran and H. Daniel Monsour

© 2009

Written in Latin for students at the Gregorian University in Rome, Bernard Lonergan's De Deo Trino (The Triune God) is a monumental two-part examination of trinitarian theology published initially in 1961 and again, in revised form, in 1964. The first part, the pars dogmatica, is here translated into English in an edition that includes the original Latin on facing pages. The work begins with the Prolegomena, which traces the dialectical development of trinitarian doctrine by Christian thinkers from the time of the New Testament to the Council of Nicea (AD 325). Following is a discussion of five theses outlining the evolution of the principal features of trinitarian doctrine from the New Testament through the patristic era.

Along with its companion volume on systematics, The Triune God: Doctrines represents the most comprehensive treatment of trinitarian theology in recent centuries. This English translation ensures that Lonergan's masterpiece will at last be available in its entirety to contemporary readers.

Continue Reading Read Less

Product Details

  • Series: Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 880 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.1in x 1.9in x 9.2in
  • Reviews

    ‘The editors and translators are to be congratulated for producing editions of great value to specialists yet accessible to graduate- and divinity- level students… Those, finally, who have been intrigued or puzzled by Lonergan‘s writings on method in theology, or who have wondered what the philosophy developed in Insight might portend for theology, now have a splendid illustration of his practice.’
    Jeremy D. Wilkins
    The Thomist, vol 75:03:2011
  • Author Information

    Bernard Lonergan (1904-1984), a professor of theology, taught at Regis College, Harvard University, and Boston College. An established author known for his Insight and Method in Theology, Lonergan received numerous honorary doctorates, was a Companion of the Order of Canada in 1971 and was named as an original member of the International Theological Commission by Pope Paul VI.


    Robert M. Doran is the Emmett Doerr Chair in Catholic Systematic Theology at Marquette University.


    H. Daniel Monsour is an associate editor of the Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan and holds a PhD in theology from the University of Toronto.


    Michael G. Shields is the librarian at the Lonergan Research Institute, Regis College, University of Toronto, and translator of several volumes in the Collected Works of Bernard Lonergan.

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