Curial cardinal pays tribute to Pope Benedict’s Jesus of Nazareth
Catholic World News - October 30, 2013
Paying tribute to Pope Benedict’s three-volume work Jesus of Nazareth in a L’Osservatore Romano essay, Cardinal Angelo Amato said that developments in archeology, papyrology, and comparative literary study have helped confirm the historical reliability of the New Testament.
The prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints wrote that this interdisciplinary work, as well as a greater attentiveness to the patristic interpretation of Scripture, has helped to counteract the “ideology of suspicion” manifested since the eighteenth century in the “search for the historical Jesus.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our April expenses ($18,110 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!