Karl Rahner: Mystic of Everyday Life

Overview

Karl Rahner was the most influential Catholic theologian of the 20th century. His writings helped prepare the way for Vatican II and did much to shape the Church in the post-conciliar period. Because of his intellectual influence, however, his significant contributions to spirituality are often overlooked. In this book, a colleague of Rahner’s (and fellow Jesuit) presents short passages of Rahner’s work with clear and engaging explanation of Rahner’s Christian mystical vision.

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Overview

Karl Rahner was the most influential Catholic theologian of the 20th century. His writings helped prepare the way for Vatican II and did much to shape the Church in the post-conciliar period. Because of his intellectual influence, however, his significant contributions to spirituality are often overlooked. In this book, a colleague of Rahner’s (and fellow Jesuit) presents short passages of Rahner’s work with clear and engaging explanation of Rahner’s Christian mystical vision.

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A former student and proteg<'e> provides a sympathetic discussion of the theology and mysticism of Karl Rahner (1904- 1984), one of the most influential German Catholic theologians of this century. Lacks an index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824525118
  • Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 4/28/1998
  • Series: The Crossroad Spiritual Legacy Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 9
Chronology 14
1 A Rahner Biography 19
2 Karl Rahner - Ignatian Theologian 28
3 Karl Rahner - Mystical Theologian 55
4 Karl Rahner - Teacher of Prayer 80
5 Karl Rahner - Preacher of the Good News 105
6 Karl Rahner - Lover of Jesus Christ 129
7 Karl Rahner - Teacher of Church and Sacraments 151
8 Karl Rahner - Teacher of Christian Life 173
9 Karl Rahner - Teacher of the Last Things 191
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