EBOOK READ [Let God's Light Shine Forth The Spiritual Vision of Pope Benedict XVI]
E was a prayer in the book that really made me think about life Overall I give the book 5 out of 5 starsI would recommend it to everyone This was a very interesting look into Pope Benedict s theological formation It was a perfect blend of his biographical history and theological beliefs He truly believed in what he was doing in the Catholic Church I was fairly ambivalent about Benedict s papacy but after reading this I see what a huge role he played in everything from Vatican II to modern theology Not that I ever disrespected him or thought poorly of him This Book Made Me Realize What A Blessing He this made me realize what a blessing he to the Catholic faith during his lifetime It made me look at his papacy in a totally new lightI m not certain anyone outside of the Catholic faith would see the beauty in this book but if ou are interested in learning about Catholic theology it may be a helpful read It is a beautifully written book about a fascinating man who helped shape faith. Develop a loving relationship with God because this is the way to the deepest and most lasting happiness that human beings can experience Even in our darkest #moments he teaches we can have hope that all things will ultimately work out in a wonderful way to show God’s #he teaches we can have hope that all things will ultimately work out in a wonderful way to show God’s and bring blessedness to individual men and wom. .
3 5 starsHaving not had the opportunity
to read much of Pope Emeritus Father Benedict s works during his papacy it was wonderful toread much of Pope Emeritus Father Benedict s works during his papacy it was wonderful to this and get an overview of his life and work as he came to papal throne back in 2005Just a few random uotes I likedTwo things are very clear in the Holy Scripture In the Letter of St Paul to the Romans he clearly says The fidelity of God is absolutely clear He is faithful to His promises And so the people of Abraham are always God s people on the one hand And he says also clearly All Israel will be saved But it is also clear that Jesus is the Savior not only of the other peoples he #IS A JEW AND HE IS THE SAVIOR ESPECIALLY #a Jew and he is the Savior especially his own people St Bernard of Clairvaux said God saved reserved for himself the salvation of Israel He will do it in His Own Person And so we have to leave it to God s self to see convinced and knowing that Christ is Savior of all of His Own people and of all people But how He will do it is Though he was a familiar Church leader for many ears before becoming pope there has been little awareness of the spiritual side of Benedict XVI Now for the first time readers
ARE GIVEN A BRILLIANT OVERVIEW OFgiven a brilliant overview of Pope’s most inspirational teachings in Let God’s Light Shine Forth Editor Robert Moynihan offers an unders. ,
N God s HandEWTN Interview with Raymond Arroyo Sept 5 2003Pain is part of being human Anyone who really wanted to get rid of suffering would have to get rid of love before anything else because there can be no love without suffering because it always demands an element of self sacrifice because given temperamental differences and the drama of situations it will always bring with it renunciation and pain Anyone who has inwardly accepted suffering becomes mature and understanding of others becomes humanGod and the World A Conversation with Peter SeewaldThe mercy of Christ is not a cheap grace does not presume #EVIL IS CHRIST CARRIES ON HIS BODY AND #is trivial Christ carries on his body and his soul all the weight of evil and all its destructive force Recommended as an introduction to HH Pope Benedict XVI Now off to start his Jesus of Nazareth books What a shiny lightI always feel like I ve learned something important about religion when I read interviews with Pope Benedict Ther. Tanding introduction to the life and work of Pope Benedict XVI and then presents an absorbing collection of his most persuasive words Within these pages Pope Benedict XVI introduces a God who is good beautiful and true the fountain of all life The most important thing for each person in Benedict’s view is to discover and.