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O'Meara, Thomas F. 1935-

Works: 87 works in 234 publications in 4 languages and 6,643 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Creator, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works by Thomas F O'Meara
Thomas Aquinas theologian by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Korean and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new volume, Thomas F. O'Meara, O.P., considers Aquinas as a theologian and a teacher, examining the effects of his influence on past and present western thought. Introducing readers to the cultural and theological worlds of Aquinas, O'Meara examines the Summa theologiae in terms of its purpose and multiple structures. He conducts a tour through the great themes of Christianity as presented in the Summa - themes which range from the Triune divine being, to the graced person as the image of God and a member of the body of Christ, to life beyond death. O'Meara complements his study with an overview of six centuries of interpretation of Aquinas, revealing how many schools and disciples have advocated and employed his thought
Projections ; shaping an American theology for the future by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theology of ministry by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Parishes have since the 1960s fashioned a new model of parish: not that of pastor and assistants with sisters in the school but a model of circles of ministry around the pastor," states Thomas O'Meara. His Theology of Ministry, now revised and updated, brings readers up to date on this shift from biblical, historical, and theological perspectives. Clearly written and packed with new material that makes it highly relevant for today's participants in ministry, both lay and clergy, this work is a must for seminaries, colleges, lay-ministry training centers, and diaconate training programs. Its broadly considered theology of ministry will make this a classic like its predecessor
Paul Tillich in Catholic thought. Thomas A. O'Meara [and] Celestin D. Weisser, editors by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scanning the signs of the times : French Dominicans in the twentieth century by Thomas F O'Meara( )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The theological and cultural vigor of these seven French Dominicans - Sertillanges, Chenu, Congar, Lebret, Loew, Liégé, and Couturier - eventually influenced the entire church through the breakthrough of Vatican II. They read the signs of the times and saw what the Holy Spirit was doing in a changing world. The Catholic Church is more alive because of them."--Publisher's note
Romantic idealism and Roman Catholicism : Schelling and the theologians by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

10 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary in Protestant and Catholic theology by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamentalism : a Catholic perspective by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudolf Bultmann in Catholic thought by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holiness and radicalism in religious life by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church and culture : German Catholic theology, 1860-1914 by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his earlier work Romantic Idealism and Roman Catholicism: Schelling and the Theologians, Thomas F. O'Meara, O.P., traced the course of theology and philosophy developed by German Catholics from the Enlightenment to romantic idealism in the first half of the nineteenth century. Now O'Meara presents an overview of the second half of the nineteenth century in Church and Culture. This new book focuses on German Catholic systematic and fundamental theology from the 1860s to the onset of World War I. The volume begins with an introduction to the cultural and philosophical patterns of the period. O'Meara then sketches the two competing Catholic theologies in Germany: the modest continuance of a historical and idealist thought, and the expansion of neoscholasticism favored by the Vatican. The book examines in detail five significant theologians who developed dogmatic and fundamental theology in light of the movements of the time: M.J. Scheeben, Alois Schmid, Paul Schanz, Herman Schell, and Carl Braig. Church and Culture concludes by tracing the historical shift from theology to social action after 1890, demonstrating that the theologians who argued for an alternative to neoscholasticism and for theologies created out of the modernity of their own century were not modernists in the eyes of their German colleagues or according to the Roman decrees. O'Meara's book is one of the few sources for understanding late nineteenth-century theology, a philosophical theology that wanted to address and learn from the modern world. But it was challenged by a Vatican prone to see modernity becoming modernism and by a Prussian establishment suspicious of the Catholic faith and church
Erich Przywara, S.J. : his theology and his world by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Erich Przywara (1889-1972), is one of the important Catholic intellectuals of the twentieth century. Yet, in the English-speaking world Przywara remains largely unknown. Few of his sixty books or six hundred articles have been translated. In this new book, Thomas O'Meara offers a comprehensive study of the German Jesuit Erich Przywara and his philosophical theology."--Jacket
God in the world : a guide to Karl Rahner's theology by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A century has passed since Karl Rahner's birth, and two decades have passed since his death. Yet this remarkable theologian has left a legacy of wisdom as relevant today as it was during Rahner's time. In God in the World: A Guide to Karl Rahner's Theology, Thomas O'Meara looks anew at Rahner's insights and theological principles. Through O'Meara's clear and engaging style, readers will discover - or rediscover, as the case may be - how invaluable Rahner is for the church today."--BOOK JACKET
Paul Tillich in Catholic thought by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

27 editions published between 1964 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays which analyzes the thought of Paul Tillich, the Protestant theologian whose tremendous influence on the formation of contemporary theology is recognized by all Christians
Vast universe : extraterrestrials and Christian revelation by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If we have learned anything from recent advances in cosmology and astronomy, it is that we have only barely begun to comprehend the vastness of our universe and all that it contains. For Christians, this raises some fascinating questions: If there are intelligent beings out there, what would be their relationship to what Christianity claims is a special history on Earth of life with God? Would the fact of persons on other planets banish or modify our understanding of God? Would it reduce the importance of Jesus? What role might goodness and evil play in extraterrestrial civilizations? Might God have incarnated himself among other races of creatures, as he became incarnate as Jesus among us? Respectful of the sciences that disclose the reality of the universe, Thomas O'Meara wonders about good and evil, intelligence and freedom, revelation and life as they might exist in other galaxies. In this book, one possible aspect of the universe we live in meets the perspective of Christian revelation
A church with open doors : Catholic ecclesiology for the third millennium by Richard R Gaillardetz( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catholic ecclesiology stands at the threshold of a new moment in the reception of the Second Vatican Council. The election of Pope Francis, coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the council, has inspired a fresh consideration of its teaching in such diverse areas as ecumenism, inculturation, missiology, and ministry. The chapters in this volume have their origin in a special symposium that called together over forty of the leading Catholic scholars from throughout North America in order to discuss the future of theological reflection on the church. The nine essays in this volume guided that conversation and offer an entry into some of the most pressing issues in ecclesiology today
The presence of the spirit of God by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loose in the world by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Tillich's theology of God by Thomas F O'Meara( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superstition and irreverence (2a2ae. 92-100) by Thomas( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in English and Latin and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Thomas Aquinas theologian
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Franklin O'Meara, Thomas 1935-

O'Meara, T. F.

O'Meara, Thomas A.

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O'Meara, Thomas Franklin

O'Meara, Thomas Franklin 1935-

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Theology of ministryErich Przywara, S.J. : his theology and his worldGod in the world : a guide to Karl Rahner's theologySuperstition and irreverence (2a2ae. 92-100)