Karl Rahner: Theologian for the Twenty-First Century (Studies in Theology, Society and Culture 3 1st New edition)

Karl Rahner: Theologian for the Twenty-First Century (Studies in Theology, Society and Culture 3 1st New edition)

By: Padraic Conway (editor), Fainche Ryan (editor)Paperback

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In the twenty-five years since his death, Karl Rahner moved from being the most celebrated Roman Catholic theologian of the twentieth century to among the most neglected of the twenty-first. This work attempts to redress this imbalance, with the contributors treating all the major themes and legacies of his theology. Rahner emerges from this collection as a paragon of a theology which is never insular or inward-looking but is always bold and innovative in its engagement with the range of questions with which contemporary theology is ineluctably confronted by our twenty-first-century world.

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Padraic Conway is Director of the UCD International Centre for Newman Studies and a Vice-President of University College Dublin. Fainche Ryan is a lecturer in theology at the Mater Dei Institute, Dublin City University. She is the author of several articles in theology and of Formation in Holiness: Thomas Aquinas on Sacra Doctrina (2007).


Contents: Declan Marmion: Some Aspects of the Theological Legacy of Karl Rahner - Joseph S. O'Leary: Rahner and Metaphysics - Fainche Ryan: Rahner and Aquinas: The Incomprehensibility of God - Padraic Conway: Rahner and Newman: Men of Letters - James Corkery S.J.: Rahner and Ratzinger: A Complex Relationship - Werner G. Jeanrond: Rahner's Theological Method and a Theology of Love - Ethna Regan: Not Merely the Cognitive Subject: Rahner's Theological Anthropology - Eamonn Conway: Rahner's 'Tough Love' for the Church: Structural Change as Task and Opportunity - Linda Hogan: Rahner and the Theologies of Liberation - Andrew Pierce: Karl Rahner: Theologian of Dialogue and Ecumenism - Dermot A. Lane: Rahner's Christology in Relation to Other Religions - H.E. Walter Hagg: Concluding Remarks at the Conference 'Karl Rahner: Theologian for the Twenty-first Century?'

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  • publication date: 01/09/2010
  • ISBN13: 9783034301275
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 251
  • ID: 9783034301275
  • weight: 390
  • ISBN10: 3034301278
  • edition: 1st New edition

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