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The Jesus we Believe in was Right-Brained: “Go and Do Likewise”


There are four universally-recognized sources of Catholic theology: Scripture, Tradition, Science, and Experience. Pope John Paul II consistently called for an intense dialogue between theology and science in which each discipline would both retain its own integrity and be open to the insights and discoveries of the other. In this essay we focus on a relatively new science, neuroscience, examine its connections to Catholic ethics, and ask what light it might shed on the psychology and character of Jesus.

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