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2014 | 17 | 171-188
Article title

Classical culture and European identity: pagan antiquity in the writings of Pope Benedict XVI

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The paper analyses the attitude of Joseph Ratzinger, pope Benedict XVI, towards classical culture and tradition. A careful analysis of the pope’s writings makes it obvious that he addresses Europe’s classical heritage with respect and deep understanding. A number of case studies analysed in the paper allows the reader to see a variety of perspectives on classical antiquity, present in the writings of Benedict XVI.
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17
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171-188
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  • Uniwersytet Adama Mickiewicza, Poznań
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