November 2006
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov2006, Issue 167, p63
The article discusses Pope Benedict XVI's controversial lecture at the University of Regensburg on September 12, 2006. Benedict was criticized by many for chastising the Muslim faith in a lecture he made. The article also compares Benedict's and previous Pope John Paul II's attitudes towards Islam. Benedict has met with Muslim leaders and has regretted the resulting violent reactions of his remarks. The article also comments on the historical debate between faith and reason.


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