This compendium of theological-historical source texts, in a bilingual edition, is completely revised and extended to the pontificate of Benedict XVI. With its unique wealth of official church documents and sources, it is an essential resource for theological work.Since its first edition in 1854, Denzinger has become a standard work and an indispensable tool for serious theological work. It faithfully reflects the history of the Church's faith and its development over the centuries. Indeed, its reference system has become an established part of citing important theological sources.Peter Hunermann has updated the texts of this compendium and he has provided each text with an introduction. The original language and the English translation are presented in two columns so readers can refer to the original next, while deepening their understand through the introductions, notes, and reliable English translation.The final section of the volume features indexes, including a detailed systematic index to aid locating texts on specific themes. The revised, expanded edition of Denzinger, with its textcritical editing, is a necessary part of any up-to-date theological library.