Another Pope and the Hidden King
John Paul II was a student of Phenomenology. Husserl established phenomenology. Martin Heidegger was a seminal thinker in existential phenomenology. Heidegger entered a Jesuit seminary, then broke with Catholicism. He had many famous students including Hannah Arendt and Leo Strauss, amongst others. Heidegger wrote extensively on Being trying to capture the origins of the philosophic quest in early Greek thinking. Having read some of their writings, one can’t help but take away the uncanniness of the horizon of being. We want the law to be certain, right, and predictable, but it remains a phenomenon that must be appropriated.