Thursday, November 11, 2010

The Reason for all the Evils in the World is. . .

"The Carmelite Saint Teresa of Avila, who in her writings constantly uses biblical images to explain her mystical experiences, says . . . 'all the evil in the world is derived from not knowing clearly the truths of sacred Scripture'" (Pope Benedict, Verbum Domini, no. 48; citing Vita, 40, 1).

1 comment:

John Bergsma said...

What a contrast from Christopher Hitchens, who thinks all the evil in the world is because of religion. That's what I thought the post was going to be about when I saw the title.