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The Golden Thread #5: Scotus and the Key to Christian Thought

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Uploaded by AirMaria on Jul 6, 2008

Ave Maria! Using Christmas and the adoration of the magi and shepherds as a starting point, Fr. Peter outlines the key to Christian thinking according to John Duns Scotus, that is, contemplation of Truth. This is opposed to the modern mentality that says 'I can't believe unless I can analyze it.' It is Mary who makes it possible for finite creatures like us to see the infinite God, for in the person of Jesus, Truth is made flesh. And in adoring our Lord, Mary and St. Joseph teach us to think like Christians and so enable us to be happy. Ave Maria!


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