Time, eschatology and other religions

Kevin McDonald
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Emeritus Archbishop Kevin McDonald (Diocese of Southwark) looks at the issues of time, eschatology and interreligious dialogue which featured in the theological debates of Vatican II, and resulted in a ?fresh body of teaching. Kevin McDonald is a Consultor of the Pontifical Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews.?He is also Chairman of the Committee for Catholic-Jewish Relations and the Office for Interreligious Relations of the Catholic Bishops? Conference of England?and Wales.
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There has been an enormous body of Catholic teaching on relations with other religions in recent years, most particularly in the catechesis of St John Paul II. Much of it is still not well known and much also has not really been digested or even understood. There may be a certain inevitability about this because since Vatican II the Church has had a lot to say on things it said very little about before.Login for more...