Benedict and the Bible: The importance of the Greek Old Testament for the Pope Emeritus’s theology

What has Athens to do with Jerusalem? You can find out today in Homiletic & Pastoral Review, which features my article “The Septuagint in the Theology of Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI”: A review of Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict’s writings on the Septuagint reveals that he does not see the translation’s importance as being confined to the past. [Read More...]

In his own image: Christopher West reshapes Ratzinger’s critique of iconoclasm

The following is an article I wrote that was published in the April 2012 issue of Inside the Vatican. Since its publication, Christopher West has published a new book, which I have not yet read (you can read Simcha Fisher’s review of it here). Christopher West in At the Heart of the Gospel maintains that, [Read More...]