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An Evangelical Pope?

soliton2 Wrote: Feb 17, 2013 10:27 AM
Jesus did not speak Greek. His language was Aramaic. Kephas rather than petro. Furthermore, the earliest Church recognized the true prescence--Justin Martyr, and Paul. Of course JC used metaphor. And at times he didn't. John. ^ was one of those times he didn't. Or were people leaving and not able to understand "this is my body" just mistaken? Why wouldn't he correct them?

The media, including some in the Christian media, throw around the word evangelical with little understanding of its proper definition. Most recently, the media has done this in referring to Pope Benedict XVI as the “Evangelical Pope.”

In an attempt to say he’s a missionary-minded Pope, or a proselytizing Pope, they impart a title that would probably make him most uncomfortable.

I have a deep respect for Pope Benedict. Respect for his impressive intellect. Respect for his strong stand on moral issues. Respect for his belief in the uniqueness of Jesus Christ for salvation. Respect for his levelheadedness in understanding other...