Academic journal article The Catholic Historical Review

Il 75th Anniversario del Pontificio Istituto Orientale. Atti Delle Celebrazioni Giubilari, 15-17 Ottobre 1992

Academic journal article The Catholic Historical Review

Il 75th Anniversario del Pontificio Istituto Orientale. Atti Delle Celebrazioni Giubilari, 15-17 Ottobre 1992

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Il anniversario del Pontificio Istituto Orientale. Atti delle celebrazioni giubilari, IS-17 ottobre 1992. Edited by Robert E. Taft, SJ., and James Lee Dugan, SJ. [Orientalia Christiana Analecta, 244.] (Rome: Pontificio Istituto Orientale.1994. Pp. 320. Paperback.)

The Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome began the celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of its founding with a solemn convocation on October 15-17, 1992, which opened the academic year, and it would be concluded in June, 1993, with an international scientific congress. This volume contains the proceedings of the first gathering, the solemn convocation. It is centered on the Institute itself, its origins and history, its accomplishments, and its future prospects. The Institute is here looked at, not only as a scholarly establishment, but also as a religious one in the service of the Church, both East and West. The volume first presents several congratulatory discourses by ecclesiastical dignitaries, followed by the citations for the conferral of five honorary degrees, the first, I believe, in the history of the Institute. Most of the book consists of the papers delivered at the convocation, in Italian, French, German, and English. The first "Joseph Lecture" was delivered by the late Andre de Halleux, O.EM., the noted Syrian patrologist from Louvain, in the form of what he called a theological autobiography. Three Jesuit professors at the Institute,Vincenzo Poggi,John Long, and Edward Farrugia, gave papers on the early history of the Institute, its role in the ecumenical movement, and its contributions to dogmatic theology. …

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