Pope Benedict – Last Testament with Peter Seewald

Posted May 5, 2017 4:10 pm by Peregrinus Toronto

Pope Benedict – Last Testament with Peter Seewald

I have just finished reading this book which contains Pope Benedict’s final interview with Peter Seewald.It covers some territory partially discussed in the several previous volumes in what has come to be a biography-by-interview series.  Unlike Jesus of Nazareth, Benedict’s magisterial biblical exegesis and christological masterpiece, this translation from the German (in which both he and Seewald write) has some phrases that sound a bit awkward to the English-speaker. The use of the pronoun “one” is a bit formal but in the case of a Pope, more appropriate that the more formal regal “we.”All the topical questions are asked.  With

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