Tag Archives: Christology

Consequences of the Incarnation

Father Pegues writes: “The consequences of the Incarnation were that Christ was subject to the Father; that He prayed; that He served God the Father by His priesthood.” Concerning Christ’s subjection to His Father: “He was subject to the Father … Continue reading

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Christ’s Body and Soul – Part 2 of 2

Father Pegues enumerates the powers of Christ’s human intellect and human will. First, regarding His intellect, Father Pegues notes that Christ possesses three kinds of knowledge: beatific, infused, and acquired. Christ has “the knowledge which the blessed have in heaven … Continue reading

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Christ’s Body and Soul – Part 1 of 2

Father Pegues notes that the human body of Christ possessed great perfection and beauty because “such belonged to the dignity of the Word of God, who was hypostatically united to this Body; and such was due also to the action … Continue reading

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The Incarnation

The Dominican Father Thomas Pegues discusses St. Thomas Aquinas’ Treatise on the Incarnation (Summa Theologica III, 1-59). Father Pegues defines the mystery of the Incarnation of the Word of God as “that truth, absolutely incomprehensible for us on earth, according … Continue reading

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Solidarity With the Suffering Christ

Continuing his reflection on the problem of suffering, Father Benson remarks: “When we turn to Christ crucified, knowing who and what He is, we see the problem set before us in its most acute form. It is not a man … Continue reading

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Christ in the Saint

Father Benson recalls: “We have seen how Christ is present in His Priest through the ‘character’ and the mission that the priest receives. It is Christ who speaks through his mouth when he delivers the message of the Gospel; it … Continue reading

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The Secret of Saints

Father Benson notes: “It is [Christ’s] reproach to the world, not that the Saviour came to the lost, and that the lost ran from Him to lose themselves more deeply, not that the Creator came to the Creature and that … Continue reading

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