Pope Benedict XVI
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Books66
Encyclicals3
Exhortations3
German titles50
References and footnotes

The Pope Benedict XVI bibliography contains a list of works by Pope Benedict XVI.

Books

The following is a list of books written by Pope Benedict XVI arranged chronologically by English first edition. The original German first edition publication year is included in brackets.[1][2][3]

Encyclicals

The following is a list of papal encyclicals were promulgated by Pope Benedict XVI.

Exhortations

The following is a list of apostolic exhortations written by Pope Benedict XVI. An apostolic exhortation is a type of communication from the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church that encourages a community of people to undertake a particular activity, but does not define Church doctrine. It is considered lower in formal authority than a papal encyclical, but higher than other ecclesiastical letters.

German titles

The following is a list of books written by Pope Benedict XVI arranged chronologically by German first edition. The English title is included in parentheses.[1]

References

Notes
  1. ^ This book was originally published in German in four volumes: Die erste Sitzungsperiode des Zweiten Vatikanischen Konzils (1963), Das Konzil auf dem Weg (1964), Ergebnisse und Probleme der dritten Konzilsperiode (1965), and Die letzte Sitzungsperiode des Konzils (1966).
  2. ^ This book was cowritten with Cardinal Robert Sarah.
  3. ^ This volume was submitted as Joseph Ratzinger's dissertation in 1951.
  4. ^ This volume was submitted as Joseph Ratzinger's professorial dissertation.
Citations
  1. ^ a b Heim, Maximilian Heinrich (2007). Joseph Ratzinger: Life in the Church and Living Theology. San Francisco: Ignatius Press. pp. 539–544. ISBN 978-1-58617-149-0.
  2. ^ Thornton, John F. (2007). The Essential Pope Benedict XVI. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco. pp. 447–449. ISBN 978-0-06-112883-7.
  3. ^ Rose, Michael S. (2005). Benedict XVI: The Man Who Was Ratzinger. Dallas: Spence Publishing Company. pp. 162–169. ISBN 1-890626-63-5.