Therefore there is not, on the one hand, the great material world and, on the other, this small reality of the history of our earth, of the world of people: it is all one in Christ. He is the head of the cosmos; the cosmos too was created by him, it was created for us to the extent that we are united with him. It is a rational and personalistic vision of the universe. I would say that it would have been impossible to conceive of a vision more universalistic than this and that it befits the Risen Christ alone.
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Christ as Head of the Cosmos
We're finishing up Pope Benedict's book on St. Paul for tonight's catechism discussion. This quote is amazing: