ExoTheology & Space-Age Interpretations of the Bible

(religious implications of an inhabited universe)

a good life, animated by love — then resurrection

From Catholic News Agency’s article on Pope Benedict’s homily for today (November 15, 2009)…

In a well-known parable in the Gospel of St. Matthew, Jesus compares himself to a sower and explains that the seed is the Word. “The ones who hear the word and accept it and bear fruit” are part of the Kingdom of God, the Holy Father said. “That is, they live under his rule, remaining in the world, but no longer part of the world. They bear in themselves…a principle of transformation that already now manifests itself in a good life, animated by love, and in the end, will produce the resurrection of the body. Behold the power of the Word of God.”

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