What’s the connection between time and eternity? Twitter and scripture? How can we use human language to speak of divine things? It’s complicated, so it’s not surprising we sometimes get it wrong.
Gaudium et Spes, a document of the Second Vatican Council, says the Church should read the signs of the times, so that “in language intelligible to each generation, she can respond to the perennial questions which men ask about this present life and the life to come, and about the relationship of the one to the other.”
That makes a great deal of sense. Knowing what’s going on can make

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