Episode 76 – Against Modern Hope: Pope Benedict XVI on Authentic Hope

In this episode, Jason and Dr. Smith discuss some distortions of hope or misrepresentations of hope. We cover:

– The rival of Christian Hope according to Pope Benedict XVI
– “Exiles in the desert”
– Progress and Enlightenment philosophy
– Bacon and Marx
– The Object and Means of Hope
– Modern Hope vs Christian Hope

In this episode, we use these two books:
1. Cardinal Ratzinger, Christianity and the Crisis of Culture –www.amazon.com/Christianity-Cris…1586909575&sr=8-6
2. Spe Salvi – www.vatican.va/content/benedict-…30_spe-salvi.html

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