What does the Catechism say about the Old Testament?

The Old Testament is an indispensable part of Sacred Scripture. Its books are divinely inspired and retain a permanent value, for the Old Covenant has never been revoked. Indeed, “the economy of the Old Testament was deliberately so oriented that it should prepare for and declare in prophecy the coming of Christ, redeemer of all Read More

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Heschel and the Holiness of the Time

by Abraham Heschel There is a realm of time where the goal is not to have but to be, not to own, but give, not control, but share; not submit, but agree. Life goes wrong when the control of space, the acquisition of material goods, becomes our only concern.  One of the most remarkable words Read More

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Bautain: the Theodore Ratisbonne’s intelectual master

Strasbourg in the 1820’s was the site for the formation of a circle of religious seekers who gathered around the philosopher Louis-Eugène-Marie Bautain. This group, which included Jews as well as Catholics, encouraged for a time the Jewish members to practice their religion and serve their community, “to become good Jews” in the words of Read More

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