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Fr Jim Corkery SJ reflects on the legacy of Pope Benedict XVI

Irish Jesuit theologian Jim Corkery studied under Josef Ratzinger and is the author of a book on his theology. This is a lecture he gave to the Irish Theological Association exploring the legacy of the theologian-pope. The last few minutes of his talk are missing.

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Joseph Ratzinger’s theological ideas: wise cautions and legitimate hopes

Jim Corkery SJ

Publishers:(Dublin) Dominican Publications, (US) Paulist Press

In Joseph Ratzinger’s Theological Ideas: Wise Cautions and Legitimate Hopes, Jim Corkery SJ argues against any simplistic caricaturing of Ratzinger’s thought, which he claims is highly nuanced and has exhibited striking consistency over the years: “Cardinal Ratzinger is Pope Benedict and contrary to what many believe there has been no huge shift in his thinking since becoming Pope.”

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