Happy Birthday Mary!
Written By: Gregory Watson
“If Mary no longer finds a place in many theologies…the reason is obvious: they have reduced faith to an abstraction. And an abstraction does not need a Mother” (Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger [Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI]).
I have a little booklet at home on Sikhism that a coworker at a past job gave to me when I asked him more about his faith. One of the claims this booklet made in defence of Sikhism had to do with the fact that its sacred text was one of precepts, principles, and proverbs, rather than stories and narratives, such as in