This book also recounts Joseph Ratzinger’s calling and ordination to the Joseph Ratzinger would go on to serve for over two decades as the Prefect of the . Milestones has ratings and 19 reviews. booklady said: Excellent! of man, Milestones is the early autobiography of Pope Benedict XVI, Joseph Ratzinger. By Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI). Rich in humor and culture, as well as passion and love for the cause of God and of man, Milestones is the.

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Joseph Ratzinger would go on to serve for over two decades as the Prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith under John Paul II, before being elected pope himself in He teaches miletsones importance of both the Catholic Church and an understanding of God’s redemptive love. Mind and Heart CDs – Fr. During his papacy, Benedict XVI has advocated a return to fundamental Christian values to counter the increased secularisation of many developed countries.

This book also recounts Joseph Ratzinger’s calling and ordination to the priesthood, the intellectual and spiritual formation he received, mjlestones early days as a parish priest, his role as an expert at the Second Vatican Council, his experience as a popular university professor and theologian, and his appointment as Archbishop of Munich-Freising in Germany.

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Milestones: Memoirs by Pope Benedict XVI

As pope emeritus, Benedict retains the style of His Holiness, and the title of Pope, and will continue to dress in the papal colour of white. Salt of the Earth. To ask other readers questions about Milestonesplease sign miletsones.


The financial penalty which theoretically required documentation of attendance at Hitler Youth activities was overlooked when a sympathetic mathematics professor [4] allowed him not to attend any meetings.

It’s an easy read of pages.

Pope Benedict XVI bibliography

It should be remembered that the lecture at the University before an assembly of raatzinger and scientists received a standing ovation. Though it was written eight years prior to his inauguration as pope, it serves as a good introduction both to the man and to joaeph theological positions he emphasized during his papacy. Apr 14, Paul rated it really liked it Shelves: More generally, “conscience” is the term used today to justify the subjectivity that underlines relativism, not only in the moral sphere–it is in the air.

Perhaps it was the document Dominus Iesuson the oneness of Christ and his Church and jjoseph relationship of the Church to the other Christian denominations and the non-Christian religions, and more recently his Regensburg lecture, that gave rise to the idea that Benedict is opposed to inter-religious dialogue.

In the spring of Ratzinger deserted the army and headed home but when the Americans arrived at his village shortly thereafter, he was identified as a German soldier and incarcerated in a POW camp for a brief time. What is unique or perhaps even surprising about Ratzinger’s theological methodology? His critical appreciation for non-Christian religions can be traced back to his earliest writings as a young theologian.

Hence I was all milestonds more surprised at this, his brief memoirs World War II portal. Other Editions and Formats. He chronicles without mliestones into a lot of detail.

This was not an easy task, to preserve one’s moral and spiritual integrity in nazi Germany. There’s not a lot of nitty-gritty in this book, unless you really like the inside-baseball details about the world of German academic theology of the nineteen-fifties, sixties and seventies. A rare mix of candor and charity, josephh book is an opportunity to know personally one of the truly great figures of our time. Your book was already in production when Benedict gave his now famous Regensburg Address that created a furor around the world.


Archbishop of Munich and Freising. In other ways, though, this portion resonated with me–his discussions of the pursuit of his doctorate were all too ratxinger to the struggles my husband went through in getting his graduate degree.

But, ultimately, it was Scripture that formed the basic thrust of all his theology. How far off the mark is that depiction? Aug 29, Rodrigo rated it really liked it.

Mind and Heart MP3s – Fr. More concretely, Ratzinger’s studies of the ecclesiology of Augustine shaped his own understanding of Church–including the role of the Eucharist at the core of the Church–and her mission. Seek That Which Is Above. After basic infantry training, he served milesones various posts around the city with his unit. Or a doctoral candidate shattered by rejection of his dissertation?

He chronicles withou Pope Benedict calls it a “biographical sketch” which is exactly what it is. Jan 25, Rebecca rated it liked it.