Eschatology: Death and Eternal Life On April 19, , CARDINAL JOSEPH RATZINGER was elected POPE BENEDICT XVI and became the th. Joseph Ratzinger. Eschatology. Death and Eternal Life. Translated by Michael Waldstein. Translation edited by Aidan Nichols, O.P.. The Catholic University of. Joseph Ratzinger, Eschatology Death and Eternal Life. Tr. Michael Waldstein, ( Cath.U.A. Press, ). Part Three. The Future Life: Chapter 7 – Hell, Purgatory.

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It is hope seeking understanding spes quarens intellectumand not simply faith seeking understanding fides quarens intellectumas Augustine, Anselm, Aquinas, and other insisted.

From inside the book. To ask other readers questions about Eschatologyplease sign up. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. On 11 FebruaryPope Escnatology announced his resignation in a speech in Latin before the cardinals, citing a “lack of strength of mind and body” due to his advanced age. His resignation became effective on 28 February Ratzinger’s text on eschatology is likely still one of the better volumes on the subject, and one of his best works, in my opinion.

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The video of this is available at: Afterword to the English Edition. Catholic University of America Press. He teaches the importance of both the Catholic Church and an understanding of God’s redemptive love.

In Joseph was ordained into the priesthood and began lectures as a full professor of fundamental theology gatzinger the University of Bonn.

This book is so good. Death and Eternal Life, [Vol. Account Options Sign in. Purgatory is adequately treated and heaven inspires some of that fine Ratzingerian theological poetry, but hell is handled rztzinger and not in much depth.

Looking for beautiful books? This article about a book on the Catholic Church is a stub. Part Two Death and Immortality. At least Ratzinger applies his eschatological conceptualizations to liturgy and to the theology behind the Liturgy53 in a practical sense.

Eschatology : Death and Eternal Life

How should we understand the resurrection of the body and a related concept, the immortality of the soul? Perdition in this latter sense is equivalent to what theology calls “eternal death.

In particular, this book focuses on the nature of the human soul, and what the resurrection and eternal life, as well as the Second Coming of Christ, mean in the context of Christian belief. The Theology of Death; V. Jul 13, Daniel Carr rated it it was amazing.


Cardinals created People venerated People beatified Saints canonized Pastoral visits. At the same time, heaven is fternal just an individualistic reality; it has a social, ecclesiological dimension.

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Intense, in-depth, very helpful, deeply biblical. Afterword to the English Edition. Christopher Grodecki rated it it was amazing Aug 13, However, not to knock off this book, it is real informative for those that are actually studying the topic not a book to get quick answers.

It is clear, easily understandable, and at the same time fine and deep in its thought.

From Ratzinger was present during all four sessions of the Second Vatican Council as a lice, or chief theological advisor to Cardinal Joseph Frings of Cologne, Germany. In one sense all theology is eschatological. Oct 06, Michael Ortiz rated it it was amazing.