"The fundamental polarity of human life between what is and what ought to be, between lack and fulfillment, between determination and freedom, is not abnormal; it is the norm. Every person is exposed to it because of the inescapable structure of human formation." (Adrian van Kaam, The Transcendent Self, Dimension Books, 1979, 172.)

A Hierarchy of Truths

JHierarchyoftruthsFormulated at the Second Vatican Council in 1963, the hierarchy of truths is a concept that can be applied to dialogues other than that between the different Christian confessions. Read more