“John Paul II and Max Scheler on the Meaning of Suffering.” Logos 12.3 Summer 2009, pgs. 17 – 32.
During his wednesday audience at the end of Lent in the year 2001, Pope John Paul II said: “At the heart of this sacred Triduum is the mystery of an unbounded love, namely, the mystery of Christ who, ‘having loved his own who were in the world, loved them to the end.’” One could, from a purely philosophical point of view, ponder what the meaning of “loving to the end” might be. And perhaps, straight away, two meanings emerge…
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