He [Marshall McLuhan] had a number of unusual theological ideas, among them the observation that, given the structure of the Church. If there were only two Catholics left in the world, one of them would have to be Pope. Unusual, perhaps, but theologically accurate: it throws a peculiar light on the papacy and its relation to the rest of the faithful.By gum, he was right. Never would have occurred to me, but he was right.
Friday, March 7, 2014
Well Said: If there were only two Catholics left in the world ...
Another gem from the introduction to The Medium and the Light.