Reflections on the Creation and the Church
edited by Michael Langer & Karl-Heinz Kronawetter
Joseph Ratzinger, born 1927 , has been a Professor for catholic Theology in Freising, Bonn, Münster, Tübingen und Regensburg. A leading theologian since Vatican Council in 1962, he was named in 1977 Archbishop of Munich and Freising, in 1981 Prefect for t he Congregation of Faith. In. April 2005 he was elected as successor of Pope John Paul II. choosing the name Benedict XVI. Dr. Karl-Heinz Kronawetter (1963), is the director the paper for the Internet and Culture Coordination of the Gurk dioce...
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"The knowledge that man is not just any random product of the earth, but that everyone is a project of God, is ultimately the only supporting reason for the inviolability of human dignity."
Joseph Ratzinger elaborates this thought in a theological interpretation of the biblical texts of creation. So he traces God's project, the Christian world and human image, in his well-known clear and brilliant language and helps the reader to a profound understanding of creation and how it is dealt with.
This book is based on tape recordings of the lectures that Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger gave in 1985 in St. Georgen am Längsee (Austria).