Tag Archives: Jesus of Nazareth

Reading Francis Through Benedict… no… really… try it!

A clever reader caught this and posted about it in the combox elsewhere.
Compare a section of Pope Francis general audience today to Pope Benedict’s Jesus of Nazareth part II:
One initial difference is that in the confessional tradition only men are … Continue reading

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ADVENTCAzT 10: Tuesday of the 2nd Week of Advent

I am continuing with my 5 minute daily podcasts to help your preparation for the upcoming feast.
And so, here is ADVENTCAzT 09, for Monday the 2nd week of Advent.


To buy the Holy Father’s new book, please use one of my links. … Continue reading

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Media misquoting the Holy Father’s new book

There is a little bit of a controversy about a a couple points from the Holy Father’s new book which really isn’t much of a controversy at all.
If you don’t have the book please use one of my links to … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI on ‘critical’ Scripture scholars

Pope Benedict’s new book is out.  There are some great quotes.
The Pope follows Joachim Gnilka in the theory that Mary is the ultimate source of Matthew and Luke’s accounts of the birth of Christ.  They agree that the Lord was … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI: “If God does not also have power over matter, then he simply is not God.”

In his new book, Jesus of Nazareth, Vol. 3, the Holy Father gives us a great observation about God that flies in the face of modernist thought.
Here is a comment about the virgin birth of the Lord. Is it historical? … Continue reading

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Benedict’s little dig at liberals

In his new book the Holy Father has a dig at liberals.
I am sure this was directly at the Fishwrap. Aren’t you? o{];¬)
In some portrayals of the figure of Jesus, the emphasis is placed almost exclusively on the radical aspects, … Continue reading

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Christ is born, astrology dies – a comment on the Pope’s new book about Jesus

First, if you plan to buy the Holy Father’s new book online, will you please my links?  You’ll get your book quickly and at a good price and I will also benefit.  Thanks!
US hardcover HERE.  Kindle HERE. Unabridged audio HERE. … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict completed Vol. 3 of “Jesus of Nazareth”

I read at CWN:
Pope Benedict XVI has completed the 3rd and final volume of his work, Jesus of Nazareth, the Vatican has disclosed.
The Pope’s latest book, which focuses on the Gospel accounts of Christ’s infancy, was apparently completed while the … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict’s homework: “What I did for my summer vacation.”

From ZENIT:
Spokesman: Pope Working on Vol. 3 of Jesus of Nazareth
ROME, JULY 13, 2012 (Zenit.org).- The director of the Vatican press office says that Benedict XVI is working on the third and final volume of Jesus of Nazareth during his … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Some thoughts about the Pope’s new book – part II

For Part I go HERE.
I have read an advance copy of the new, second volume of Benedict XVI’s book, Jesus of Nazareth. The new book will be released worldwide for Lent 2011, with a date of 10 March. Just … Continue reading

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