Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The Enlightenment and the Holocaust

"Resistance to God's sovereign rule was a product largely of the eighteenth century -- the century which proclaimed the primacy of human intelligence, the individual as an autonomous being and as his own sole judge, and which declared that all right was to be derived from this intelligence independently of God's law," wrote the Bishop of Berlin, Johann Konrad Maria Augustin Felix Graf von Preysing Lichtenegg-Moos, quoted by Fr. George W. Rutler — 1943: Progressive Evil.

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