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Finally, no mention has been made of the most obvious omission from the Encyclical.
The encyclical is Widely expected to give support to those who attribute climate change to human activity since the pope has already said he accepts this scientific conclusion.
It starts with taking a papal social encyclical and combing through it for sentences that match one's own way of thinking about politics or economics.
The issuing of encyclicals indicates a high papal priority for an issue at a given time; but they are not the only means available to popes to teach on social issues.
Subsequent issues of the journal will feature a series of articles and notes on the encyclical from various perspectives.
Releasing the encyclical in three formats is part of Ignatius Press' expansion of its work into electronic and audio publishing.
In the new encyclical, Benedict writes: "A Christianity of charity without truth would be more or less interchangeable with a pool of good sentiments, helpful for social cohesion, but of little relevance.
The second part of the encyclical concludes with the words, "Love is possible, and we are able to practice it because we are created in the image of God.
The real contribution of The Two Wings of Catholic Thought is to convey very effectively--better than the encyclical itself does--just why Fides et Ratio ultimately matters inside the Church and for important issues in wider culture.
The effectiveness of such gestures has been magnified dramatically in this age of modern media, giving them more potential for communicating basic gospel imperatives than any carefully worded encyclical, whose readership may number in the mere thousands.
It was to find its way into the first two social encyclicals as the Catholic substitute for capitalism and socialism.
Let us remember that what Pope Francis is offering here and will offer in the encyclical is not new teaching, but a new application of that old teaching," Misleh said.