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A Brief History of Vatican II

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This book illuminates the key events and meaning of the most important religious event of the twentieth century. With brevity and insight, Giuseppe Alberigo tells the story of Vatican II Council for a generation that has come to age since its close.
Paperback, 141 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Orbis Books
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Sam Honeycutt
ALBERIGO worked with a group before and during Vatican Council II. He is the best one to write a history. This is the short history, but he also was one of the authors of a five volume history published by Or is.
Didymus
Sep 25, 2013 Didymus rated it liked it
Shelves: 2013, history, vatican_ii
Good read, very informative and enlightening. Not enough is know about this critical period in the Church's history. As I learn more about it I am continually astonished at how timely it was, and how it succeeded despite so many opportunities to fall apart. They say that it takes about 50 years to see what a Council has really accomplished, and I think we are seeing the fruits of Vatican II today. The book was a bit dry and played fast and loose with names and dates. It probably could have been ...more
Gil Michelini
Aug 21, 2013 Gil Michelini rated it really liked it
Shelves: catholic, vatican-ii
Excellent introduction to the people and the events of greatest event in the history of the Church during the 20th century.
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