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Neuhaus on Benedict


For one of the best discussions of the Pope’s remarks I’ve found on the web, take a look at this essay in First Things by the longtime friend of National Review, Fr. John Richard Neuhaus. An excerpt:

At Regensburg [Benedict] said: “God acts with logos. Logos means both reason and word— reason which is creative and capable of self-communication, precisely as reason. John [the Evangelist] thus spoke the final word on the biblical concept of God, and in this word all the often toilsome and tortuous threads of biblical faith find their culmination and synthesis. In the beginning was the logos, and the logos is God.”

As history is turning out, this theological truth is at the very core of what is likely the greatest political and cultural struggle of this century, and maybe beyond.


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