Aidan Nichols' well timed booklet is the 1st full-scale research of Joseph Ratzinger's theology, from the Fifties to the current day. It offers a chronological account of the advance of Ratzinger's writing that displays quite a lot of old and theoretical pursuits. A finished advent to a determine who's in his personal correct, fairly except his value within the politics of the Church, an important German Catholic theologian of the 20 th century.
This re-creation amplifies current chapters by means of connection with books by means of Ratzinger among 1986/1987 and his election as Pope in 2005, and contains new chapters - Judaism, Islam and different religions, and the secularization and way forward for Europe.
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