Faith and Reason, not a new paradigm

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This article over at CNA is great. This is one of my favorite bishopsArchbishop_Charles_Chaput_speaks_with_CNA_in_Rome_on_Sept_15_2014_Credit_Joaqu_n_Peir__P_rez_CNA_CNA_9_15_14. Who wants to start a fan club?

.- St. John Paul II’s encyclical Fides et ratio will mark its 20th anniversary this year, on Sept. 14. Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia reflected on the encyclical in his essay “Believe that you may Understand” in the March 2018 issue of First Things.

Making the case that the 1998 encyclical on the relationship between faith and reason was a “prophetic” document which “confronts the crisis of truth within the Catholic Church herself,” the archbishop warned against “faddish” theology. Vigorous philosophy and good theology are, rather, mutually enriching. “Knowledge of the truth expands our freedom to love,”

Read the article here

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