With Enemies like These…

who needs friends?

Kidding, of course. This is a Harvard Divinity School piece introducing us to the then-newly elected Benedict XVI. It’s written by a former student who is a theological liberal in the style of Karl Rahner. It’s just nice to see that while the two men obviously disagree on a lot of important theological issues, the writer was clearly moved by Ratzinger’s personal warmth, love of the Bible and of the Church, and incredible memory and knowledge of foreign languages, Church Fathers, two thousand years of theologians, and just about anything else helpful in making the Ideal Theologian and Pope.

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