Posts Tagged Redeemer of Man

Love as an “intimation of salvation”

Love as an "intimation of salvation"

“The Glory of God is man alive” In Sign of Contradiction, chap. 6 (The God who “cannot deny his own self”), Cardinal Wojtyla explains that Christ does more

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A Severe Mercy and the Redeemer of Man

A Severe Mercy and the Redeemer of Man

The last assignment for my students this semester is Sheldon Vanauken’s A Severe Mercy. It is the story about love, conversion, and death. He has a beautiful description

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Redeemer of Man, conclusion

Two concluding thoughts from Redeemer of Man First, Fidelity is important for the witness of the Church. Pope John Paul explains the that faith is a response to

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Redeemer of Man – The Church and the mystery of Christ

In section 12 Pope John Paul II called the Church the “guardian of freedom.” Freedom, he said, must be exercised under the requirement of truth and heedful to

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Redeemer of Man – Importance of Rights

Pope John Paul II was a great champion of human rights. He spoke of human rights very often throughout his many travels and in his many discourses. He

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Redeemer of Man — Critique of Society

The standard of love is the source for the Christian critique of society; what is called by many “social justice” concerns is but one part of a comprehensive

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Redeemer of Man — Love, the True Measure

AT long last we must get to the core of the document; what do we see in this mystery of Christ that may be relevant to the human

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Redeemer of Man – reflections of a Physicist on “unrepeatability”

Guest Post by Dr Jim Clarage, Physics, University St Thomas (from his blog, Fides et physica, here)One single word used by John Paul struck me as I read

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Redeemer of Man, Tapping the creative restlessness

Redeemer of Man, Tapping the creative restlessness

As reported in Zenit, Pope Benedict spoke today about Thomas Aquinas and his great achievement in the harmonizing of faith and reason. The Holy Father spoke of Aristotle

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Redeemer of Man, contra the Diminishment of Freedom

There are many aspects of human nature that could serve as the basis for this exploration of man’s redemption. John Paul II mentions the esteem he shows for

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