Human Knowledge and the Knowledge of Jesus

Human knowledge is like the water of our springs: those who drink from them become thirsty once again. The wisdom and knowledge of Jesus, on the other hand, open the eyes of the mind, move the heart in the depth of the being, and engender in man transcendent love; they free him from the shadows of error, from the stains of sin, from the danger of death, and lead to the fullness of the communion of those divine goods that transcend the comprehension of the human mind. With the wisdom and knowledge of Jesus, we are rooted and grounded in love (Eph 3:17). Anew, inner man is created, who places God in the center of his life and himself at the service of his brothers. 

ANGELUS September 1, 1985

(Pope John Paul II, “Love is the Explanation of Everything”, Rizzoli 2011, Page 090)

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