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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His dissertation was on Augustine, entitled “The People and the House of God in Augustine’s Doctrine of the Church”, and his Habilitationsschrift a dissertation which serves as qualification for a professorship was on Bonaventure.

Add to Cart Add. The Story of Father Damien. Or a priest telling of ‘the sufferings necessary for the priestly ministry. As Pope he authored the best-selling Jesus of Nazareth ; and prior to his pontificate, he wrote many influential books that continue to remain important for the contemporary Church, such as Introduction to Christianity and The Spirit of the Liturgy. On 10 Septemberhis class was released from the Corps. This book also recounts Joseph Ratzinger’s calling and ordination to the priesthood, the intellectual and spiritual formation he received, his early days as a parish priest, his role as an expert at ratznger Second Vatican Council, his experience as a popular university professor and theologian, and his appointment as Archbishop of Munich-Freising in Germany.

Aug 16, Maureen rated it it was ok. Though it was written eight years prior to his inauguration as pope, it serves as a good introduction both to the man and to the theological positions he emphasized during his papacy. Why has it been such an miestones part of his writings over several decades?

In Joseph was ordained into the priesthood and began lectures as a full professor of fundamental theology at the University of Bonn.

Apr 14, Joaeph rated it really liked it Shelves: Here is a man that was born in a small german village from a modest family and who was, since the beginning very moved by his spirituality. Thank God that they, too, had had their fill of war and did not want to become murderers.

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Mel rated it really liked it Sep 21, This book also recounts Joseph Ratzingre calling and ordination to the priesthood, the intellectual and spiritual formation he received, his 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.


Pope Benedict chronicles his life from the time he was born until he was created a bishop of Munster in What are the origins of his theological interest in conscience?

Twomey, both a former student and longtime friend of Joseph Ratzinger, wrote the book, in part, to answer the common question he heard often after the papal election, “What kind of person is the new Pope? This book has prime value alone as a commentary on the theological path the 20th century took, but I also miletsones learning more about his life.

Gymnasium Years in Traunstein. As he reflects milestobes growing up in Germany, we see his love for Europe’s Christian heritage and history, and the struggle in Europe between Christianity and paganism. Joxeph War II portal. As already mentioned, it is completely off the mark to portray Ratzinger as rigid, dour, etc.

More generally, “conscience” is the term used today to justify the subjectivity that underlines relativism, not only in the moral sphere–it is milesstones the air. My own reaction was positive, since the main thrust of the lecture was to criticize European thinkers for leaving God out of the picture, of using a limited notion of reason that excluded the Transcendent, much to the impoverishment of nilestones, and how poorly Europe was prepared to enter into dialogue with Islam as a result.

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Click the button below to add the Milestones: On 29 Junethe brothers, along with other seminarians from Traunstein seminary, were ordained in Freising by Cardinal Faulhaber of Munich. Joseph Raborg rated it it was amazing Nov 23, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

You’d think a Pope who had lived in Germany in World War II and had been forcibly drafted into the German Army would have some interesting stories to tell. He views relativism’s denial of objective truth, and the denial of moral truths in particular, as the central problem of the 21st century.

How far off the mark is that depiction? Contents Childhood between the Innand the Salzach Rivers.

Milestones: Memoirs 1927-1977 – Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

Seek That Which Is Above. His father served in both the Bavarian State Police Landespolizei and the German national Regular Police Ordnungspolizei before retiring in to the town of Traunstein.


Pages using infobox author bibliography with unknown parameters. What do you think are the most misunderstood aspects of Benedict’s person and thought? And it also is a small window into the behind-the-scenes discussions that occurred during the Second Vatican Council, and the glimpse it affords helps to show why those debates are still contentious five decades later. Mind and Heart CDs – Fr.

Return to Book Page. It was their recognition joeeph a courageous thinker who was in effect the great “dissident” under the “dictatorship of relativism” that has swamped Europe and American over the past half-century. 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.

From Innsbruck their unit went to Gilching to protect the jet fighter base and to attack Allied bombers as they massed to begin their runs towards Munich. Will rated it milesfones was ok Nov 06, Recounting his time at the Vatican Council, we see how dramatically the Council itself and its process influenced how peopled view and experience Catholicism. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Josef Pieperthe most important German Catholic philosopher, also exercised a great influence, as did Endre von Ivanka on the philosophy of the early Church. Born to a working-class family in Bavaria, his childhood was overshadowed by the rise of Hitler and Nazi rule over Germany.

According to an interview with Peter Seewald [ who? His latest book, Jesus of Nazarethproduced, like most of his work, in his spare time, is likely to set the parameters for theological debate on the nature of exegesis and the person of Jesus Christ for generations to come. A genuine humbleness radiates from these pages as he describes his ecclesiastical career from ‘Milestones’ is a touching autobiography of the early life and career of Pope Benedict XVI.

It dispels the media myths and legends, and it reveals the real Benedict XVI—a man of the Church who loves God and humanity, a scholar, joesph theologian, a teacher, and a humble pastor with deep compassion and profound spiritual insight. May 08, Courtney rated it really liked it. Joseph Ratzinger was quite the intellectual.

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