Summary of “Dei Verbum”

Summary of the Teachings Found in Dei Verbum, Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation

By Jayson M. Brunelle, M.Ed., CAGS

Holy Mother Church presents to her faithful the authentic truths concerning Divine Revelation in Dei verbum, the Second Vatican Council’s Dogmatic Constitution on Divine Revelation.  Therein, we find treatment of such important topics as inspiration; the Old Testament as preparation for the New; the value of the Old Testament for Christians; the unity of the two testaments; and Christ in the Old Testament.  It is the purpose of this essay to briefly explore these points, vital to the study of Sacred Scripture in general and the Old Testament in particular. (more…)