Sunday, October 11, 2009

Veritatis Splendor revisited

Today's Gospel exchange between Jesus and the rich young man was the "springing off point" for Veritatis Splendor, Pope John Paul II (remember him?)'s 1993 kick@$$ encyclical on morality. In First Theology at Mount St. Mary's, we spent the better part of the semester reading this in our Moral Theology class.

OK, he used Matthew's version of the story (we read Mark's today), but you get the idea.

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