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‘What is man?’: Pontifical Biblical Commission issues document on biblical anthropology

December 17, 2019

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Dec. 18, 2019 4:17 AM ET USA

    From the cited article: "'We have not only tried to clarify some points, and perhaps give a more mature, more complex interpretation even of certain biblical texts'. The originality, he continued, 'lies in the itinerary, in offering to theologians, to those involved in the transmission of the faith, an understanding of man that is more complex, more organic, more in conformity with our Biblical traditions'”. Another opportunity for dissent by the presumed "parallel magisterium" of theologians?