Roberto Bellarmino was born in Montepulciano in , and at the age of 18 entered and became a professor of theological controversies at the Roman College. In Pope Pius XI () beatified Roberto Bellarmino as a saint. Roberto Bellarmino was born into a noble family in Montepulciano in Tuscany. Hujus Temporis Haereticos (Disputations about the Controversies of the Christian biography of Bellarmine is James Broderick, Robert Bellarmine, Saint and. St. Robert Bellarmine, Italian in full San Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmino, the Controversies of the Christian Faith Against the Heretics of This Time”).

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Approved by Pope Clement XIII, both catechisms became very popular and were translated into many languages, works that lasted well into the twentieth century. About this page APA citation. It was translated into sixty-two languages. Aloysius Gonzagawho died in the Roman College in His death was most edifying and was a fitting termination to a life which had been no less remarkable for its virtues than for its achievements.

And in any event, it makes little difference, since the trial verdict would very likely have been the same whether or not a special injunction had been given to Galileo in In he was canonized by Pius XI and in the following year declared a Doctor of the Church, a title given to certain eoberto ecclesiastical writers on account of the great advantage the church has gained from their doctrine.

From his research grew Disputationes de controversiis christianae fidei also called Controversiaefirst published at Ingolstadt in — Several years roberro, a man came to the door of the rectory at St. In both conclavesespecially that latter, the name of Bellarmine was much before the electors, greatly to his own distress, but his quality as a Jesuit stood against him in the judgment of many of the cardinals.


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Bellarmine did not live to deal with the later and more serious stage of the Galileo case, but in he took part in its earlier stage. For centuries, all translations of the Bible into the vernacular were done from the Vulgate text e.

The first was the instruction manual used by Jesuit missionaries all over the world. Unfortunately, his text was found to be inaccurate and unusable. He took part in the preparation of the Clementine edition —92 of the Vulgate.


Dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. It was a far cry from the calmer days of Oresme and Cusa, two centuries before, when similar suggestions about the interpretation of Scripture scarcely caused a ripple. Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Roberto Bellarmino was born into a noble family in Montepulciano in Tuscany.

These volumes became a remarkably effective weapon against reform theology, and it has been argued that they were the occasion of many returning to the Catholic Church.

Hebrew, Greek and Aramaic. Luther had invented the Catechism style to propagate Protestant theology. Bellarmine’s systematic studies of theology began at Padua in andwhere his teachers were adherents of Thomism. Another characteristic of his spirituality was an all embracing charity. Bellarmine lived to see one more bellafminothat which elected Gregory XV February, They contained a lucid and uncompromising statement robeerto Roman Catholic doctrine.

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Innearly twelve years after Bellarmine’s death, Galileo was again called before the Inquisition in this matter. Catholicism portal Book Category.

Besides, Angelo Roccathe Secretary of controvdrsias revisory commissions of Sixtus Bel,armino and the succeeding pontiffs, himself wrote a draft preface for the new edition in which he makes the same statement: Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.


On the other hand, it appeared impossible to account for the complex and eccentric epicyclic motions of Ptolemaic astronomy in causal terms, even though they did provide a good descriptive and predictive account of apparent planetary positions.

Who is St. Robert Bellarmine?

Charles Borromeo tried to lure him to Milan. It is a series of quotations. Driscoll Several years ago, a man came to the door of the rectory at St. Bellarmine wrote the preface to the new Sixto-Clementine Vulgate.

Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. In a time when cardinals maintained splendid courts, Bellarmine lived a simple and ascetic life, practicing self-sacrifice, poverty, and disinterestedness. This theory was perpetuated by the work of Hobbes, Locke, Sidney, who were certainly not Catholic in their beliefs.

There he discovered that he was expected to teach Cicero and Demosthenes.

Robert Bellarmine

This major work was the earliest attempt to systematize the various religious disputes between Catholics and Protestants. Robert Francis Romulus Bellarmine “. Again, this was not to last.

From this time forward he was a member of the Roman Congregation and served on many commissions. Roman Catholics tended to emphasize the beliefs…. Thank You for Your Contribution! Clement VIII at first inclined to this view, but afterwards changed controgersias and determined on a doctrinal definition.