‘Grave Ambiguities’

Jacques Dupuis Faces the Inquisition

Jacques Dupuis Faces the Inquisition
Two Essays by Jacques Dupuis on Dominus Iesus and the Roman Investigation of His Work
Edited by William R. Burrows
Pickwick Publications, $25, 197 pp.

This book documents the travails and the courage of the late Jacques Dupuis, the Jesuit priest and theologian whose work on what he called “a Christian theology of religious pluralism” drew scrutiny from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith during the last decade of his life. Dupuis was known not only for his pioneering work in theology of religions, but also for his detailed knowledge of the history of Catholic doctrine, which bore fruit in multiple...

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