“God makes Himself known through the sign of a human existence which refers itself totally to the divine person who possesses it as His very own. Thus revelation, as imparted through Jesus Christ, has a symbolic structure. It may suita-bly be described as sym-bolic disclosure.” Avery Dulles, S.J.
“What love of justice is a guarantee against a bad reading? What is the difference between the just and the unjust if all invariably act according to the justice they read? Joan of Arc: those who declaim about her today would nearly all have condemned her. Moreover, her judges did not condemn the saint, the […]
‘Among other things,’ the prisoner recounted, ‘I said that all authority is violence over people, and that a time will come when there will be no authority of the Caesars, nor any other authority. Man will pass into the kingdom of truth and justice, where generally there will be no need for any authority.’ Jesus […]
“The crowd is untruth. Therefore was Christ crucified, because he, even though he addressed himself to all, would not have to do with the crowd, because he would not in any way let a crowd help him, because he in this respect absolutely pushed away, would not found a party, or allow balloting, but would […]