Lonergan on the Love of God

As the question of God is implicit in all our questioning, so being in love with God is the basic fulfilment of our conscious intentionality. That fulfilment brings a deep-set joy that can remain despite humiliation, failure, privation, pain, betrayal, desertion. That fulfilment brings a radical peace, the peace that the world cannot give.

– Bernard Lonergan, Method in Theology (New York, NY: Herder and Herder, 1972), p. 105.


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