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Karl Rahner and Ignatian spirituality

Author: Philip Endean
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004, ©2001.
Series: Oxford theological monographs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Karl Rahner (1904-1984), perhaps the most seminal figure in twentieth-century Roman Catholic theology, believed that the most significant influence on his work was Ignatius Loyola's Spiritual Exercises. This book casts significant new light on Rahner's achievement by exploring that influence. It brings out the links between Rahner's theological creativity and the twentieth-century rediscovery of Ignatian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Karl Rahner; Ignatius, of Loyola Saint; Karl Rahner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Endean
ISBN: 0198270283 9780198270287 0199275890 9780199275892
OCLC Number: 56457025
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: viii, 291 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Fragments, Foundations, and Bearings --
2. The Immediate Experience of God --
3. The Mystical and the Gracious --
4. The Rahner Brothers and the Discovery of Jeronimo Nadal --
5. Transcendence Becoming Thematic --
6. Immediacy, Mediation, and Grounding --
7. First Principles --
8. The Standard of Christ --
9. Decisions and Discipleship --
10. The Decision of Faith --
11. Ignatius, Rahner, and Theology.
Series Title: Oxford theological monographs.
Responsibility: Philip Endean.


This work offers a theological interpretation of Ignatian retreat-giving, illuminating the creative departures the ministry has taken since the 1970s as well as contributing to the debate regarding  Read more...
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Superbly written ... As a sophisticated and densely written account of the fundamental influences on one of the twentieth century's seminal theologians, this book will rapidly become indispensable Read more...

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