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    "Deus Caritas Est": Pope Benedict XVI's Encyclical Letter

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    "Deus Caritas Est": Pope Benedict XVI's Encyclical Letter

    Post by ManOfPeace on August 17th 2012, 12:43 pm

    What does it mean to say that God is love? The article provides a critical review of Pope Benedict's Encyclical, Deus Caritas Est, with particular reference to its implications for Church-State relations.

    “Deus Caritas Est”: Pope Benedict XVI’s Encyclical Letter
    Kwabena Donkor

    “God is love,” and “we have come to know and to believe in the love God has for us.” These words from 1
    John 4:16, according to Pope Benedict XIV’s encyclical letter,1 summarize the heart of the Christian faith and life. Although the pope justifies the choice of the subject for his encyclical by reference to the hatred and violence of our times, the subject of love may reflect the foundations of the kind of theological thinking that will guide his papacy>>>

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