Figuring out the Church
About the Author
Fr. Aidan Nichols, O.P., a Dominican priest, is currently the John Paul II Memorial Visiting Lecturer, University of Oxford; has served as the Robert Randall Distinguished Professor in Christian Culture, Providence College; and is a Fellow of Greyfriars, Oxford. He has also served as the Prior of the Dominicans at St. Michael’s Priory, Cambridge. Father Nichols is the author of numerous books including Lovely Like Jerusalem, Looking at the Liturgy, Holy Eucharist, and The Thought of Benedict XVI.
Her Marks and Her Masters
The Church is a mystery. Believers who want to enter more deeply into that mystery will reflect on the Church’s basic characteristics, the marks of the Church: what it means for the Church to be one, holy, catholic, and apostolic. Non-Catholics and nonbelievers looking to appreciate how Catholics regard the Church also will desire to understand these marks.In this book, renowned Dominican theologian Father Aidan Nichols explores the Church’s characteristics. Drawing on insights from four theological masters–Henri de Lubac, Jean Tillard, Hans Urs von Balthasar, and Charles Journet–Father Nic