Karl Rahner: Spiritual Writings

Karl Rahner: Spiritual Writings

by Karl Rahner
     
 

"Karl Rahner (1904-1984), a Jesuit priest, was one of the most influential Catholic theologians of the twentieth century. A major force at Vatican II, his writings effected a paradigm shift in modern theology. Yet it was the experience of prayer and a deeply mystical faith that animated and inspired his scholarly activity. In the end, Rahner's message was simple and…  See more details below

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"Karl Rahner (1904-1984), a Jesuit priest, was one of the most influential Catholic theologians of the twentieth century. A major force at Vatican II, his writings effected a paradigm shift in modern theology. Yet it was the experience of prayer and a deeply mystical faith that animated and inspired his scholarly activity. In the end, Rahner's message was simple and accessible: an appeal to recognize and appropriate God's self-gift, the mystery that Christianity calls grace - a reality that is at least latent in every human mind and heart." This anthology shows that if Rahner was an important theologian, it was because he was more fundamentally a modern spiritual master.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570755538
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Series:
Modern Spiritual Masters Series
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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