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What Happened at Vatican II

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$23.50 • £18.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674047495

Publication Date: 09/01/2010

Short

400 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 halftones, 1 line illustration

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Big Perspectives on a Big Meeting
  • 2. The Long Nineteenth Century
  • 3. The Council Opens
  • 4. The First Period (1962): The Lines Are Drawn
  • 5. The Second Period (1963): A Majority Prevailing
  • 6. The Third Period (1964): Triumphs and Tribulations
  • 7. The Fourth Period (1965): Bringing the Ship into Port
  • Conclusion
  • Chronology of Vatican II
  • Council Participants Frequently Mentioned
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

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