Category Archives: Theology

New! On Divine Tradition

de_divina_traditione_cover_frontOn Divine Tradition
Cardinal J.B. Franzelin, S.J.
Peritus at Vatican I
Translated by Ryan Grant
With an Introduction by Fr. Chad Ripperger, PhD

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$50.00 Hardcover (distributed by Mediatrix Press)
$9.99 Kindle (Coming Soon)

 

 

On Divine Tradition is one of the most important theological texts dealing with the notion of Tradition in the Church. Unlike other authors who wrote very well on the subject but tailored it to the issues of their day, such as Melchior Cano and St. Robert Bellarmine, Cardinal Franzelin wrote a treatise considering tradition in itself, and then applied the fruit of this discussion to refute the Protestant notion that Tradition is opposed to Scripture.

Thus, in 26 Theses, Franzelin explains for us the notion of Tradition, where we seen tradition in history; how Scripture is also a witness to it; that Christ founded a living magisterium of witnesses to guide His Church; what is infallibility and how do we see it exercised; what are the monuments; what is the authority of the Fathers of the Church as well as the Theologians? What do we make of St. Vincent of Lérin’s definition, always, everywhere and by all?

Questions such as these, are treated in depth in a serious theological study considered to be classical in theological studies, which set the discussion for every other writer on the topic, even after Vatican II. Hitherto locked away in Latin, Ryan Grant (Director of the Bellarmine Translation Project) has rendered them into a good, readable English while preserving the scholastic and Thomistic language of the original, having given a great contribution to Theology which for too long has been impoverished on account of being cut off from its Latin patrimony.

New! Minor Exorcisms and Deliverance Prayers: Latin – English

Manual_of_exorcism_prayers_latin-English$19.95 – Purchase on Amazon

This book contains prayers for use by priests without faculties for the sake of helping to liberate those under diabolic influence, including several different forms of exorcisms in Latin as well as prayers in English. It is composed of prayers from the Ritual as well as the Mechlen Pastorale, a 17th century book with the ecclesiastical approbation of the Bishops of Antwerp at that time, as well as other sources. All have been faithfully transcribed from the 17th century printing into modern type, and for the first time ever, the Mechlen Pastorale has been translated into English which is presented here side by side with the Latin.
The Prayers have been found by exorcists to be extremely useful and can be of great assistance.

New! Magisterial Authority

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Today, much confusion is created when a current Pope appears to contradict an earlier Pope, council, or whatever magisterial act you like, and to make things worse, there are plenty of yes men who will tell you that you are nuts for seeing the obvious contradiction in papal statements. How can this be? Have the gates of hell prevailed? In this reprint of several articles originally appearing in Christian Order, Fr. Ripperger helps us to understand the theological principles and the limits of magisterial authority, as well as what one ought to do when Popes contradict each other. This little book is a must read for anyone concerned about events today.

Magisterial Authority

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$8.95 Kindle

Today, much confusion is created when a current Pope appears to contradict an earlier Pope, council, or whatever magisterial act you like, and to make things worse, there are plenty of yes men who will tell you that you are nuts for seeing the obvious contradiction in papal statements. How can this be? Have the gates of hell prevailed?

In this reprint of several articles originally appearing in Christian Order, Fr. Ripperger helps us to understand the theological principles and the limits of magisterial authority, as well as what one ought to do when Popes contradict each other. This little book is a must read for anyone concerned about events today.

New! Manuale Exorcismorum

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Sensus Traditionis Press is pleased to present a reprint of one of the more famous manuals of exorcism used in the 17th and 18th century. This manual, being a collection from the Rituale Romanum, and several other manuals of exorcism in use at the time, was approved by the Bishop of Antwerp in 1635 and by the royal authority of the Hapsburg Regents ruling the Netherlands for the Spanish.

This has been completely reformatted and transcribed from the 17th century original by Ryan Grant, making it more easily readable without an ‘s’ that looks like an ‘f’, printer’s shorthand and other styles that people are not trained to read today.

Manuale Exorcismorum – A reprint of a manual of Exorcism

$24.95 Purchase

Sensus Traditionis Press is pleased to present a reprint of one of the more famous manuals of exorcism used in the 17th and 18th century. This manual, being a collection from the Rituale Romanum, and several other manuals of exorcism in use at the time, was approved by the Bishop of Antwerp in 1635 and by the royal authority of the Hapsburg Regents ruling the Netherlands for the Spanish.

This has been completely reformatted and transcribed from the 17th century original by Ryan Grant, making it more easily readable without an ‘s’ that looks like an ‘f’, printer’s shorthand and other styles that people are not trained to read today.