APOLOGETICS SURVEY, Ill
In the first article of this series (Summer, 1967) we discussed the questions of academic freedom in relation to the ordinary magistery and of church- credibility. In this study we reconsider these areas in the light of current developments.
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A PLEASANT SURPRISE An extremely interesting What are the boundaries article recently appeared in to the academic freedom Seminarium, published under of the Catholic the auspices of the Pontifical theologian? Society for Priestly Vocations at the Sacred Congregation of + Seminaries and Universities ( "Obbedienza al Magistero ordinaria," VII, 3, July-SepGEORGE K. MALONE tember 1967). Written by Bishop Carlo Colombo, presi+ dent of the Theological Faculty of Milan, this study examines the question of obedience to the ordinary magistery in all its varied manners of expression. After considering the relation of Catholics to the Pope, to the episcopal college, and to the individual diocesan bishop, he turns his attention specifically to the relation between the ordinary magistery and the theologian. He asserts a twofold dependence of the theologian upon the magistery: not only does it judge the validity of the results of theological research and their com3