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					BOOK LAUNCH

Ratzinger’s Faith
The Theology of Pope Benedict XVI
Tracey Rowland, Dea n and Ass o c i a t e P r o f e s s o r o f
Po l i t i c a l Phi l o s o p h y and Co n t i n e n t a l The o l o g y
o f the Jo h n Pa u l II Ins ti t u t e, Me l b o u r n e,
Aus t r a l i a , and Membe r o f the Cen t r e o f The o l o g y
and Phi l o s o p h y at the Uni ve r s i t y o f No t ti n g h a m

Fo r e w o r d by George Cardinal Pell, Ar c h b i s h o p o f
Syd ney


The first book to examine in detail the theological
vision of Pope Benedict XVI




Pub l i s h e d to coi n c i de wit h the Pope’s visit to Wo r l d Yo u t h Day in Syd ney in Ju l y
2008, in w hi c h the au t h o r wi l l be inv o l v e d. It inc l u d e s Pope Benedi c t’s app r o a c h
to issues in mo r a l and po l i t i c a l the o l o g y, ecc l e s i o l o g y, li t u r g y, and the the o l o g y
o f his t o r y. T r a c e y Ro w l a n d a l s o add re s s e s the ques ti o n o f Pope Benedi c t ' s pl a c e
in the co n s t e l l a t i o n o f co n t e mp o r a r y Ca t h o l i c the o l o g i a n s . Pope Benedi c t has
been in f l u e n c e d by the th o u g h t o f St Aug u s t i n e, in co n t r a s t to ma ny o f his
prede ce s s o r s in the papacy w h o we re mo re st r o n g l y in f l u e n c e d by St Th om a s
Aqui n a s. Ro w l a n d ask s in w h a t w ay Benedi c t is an Aug u s t i n i a n, and ho w this
di f f e r e n c e in perspe c t i v e may p l ay ou t in the comi n g yea r s. He r boo k inc l u d e s an
exte n si v e them a t i c bib l i o g r a p h y, w hi c h wi l l be va l u a b l e f o r st u de n t s.
 Book Launch
 Duchesne College (Ca t h o l i c gi r l s reside n t i a l Co l l e g e, Co l l e g e Rd,
 Uni ve r s i t y o f Quee n s l a n d , St L u c i a)

 Monday May 26, 7.30 PM.
 E n t r y f r e e. Suppe r pro vi ded.

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