Grundkurs des Glaubens: Einfuhrung in den Begriff des Christentums. English. Author. Rahner, Karl, Other Authors. Dych, William V. Published. 1. Sept. Grundkurs des Glaubens: Einführung in den Begriff des Christentums. By Karl Rahner. Freiburg: Herder, pages. 38 DM. – Volume 5. Karl Rahner is one of Catholicism’s most influential, and yet difficult to understand , theologians. This remarkably comprehensive volume gives a page by page.

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Foundations of Christian Faith: An Introduction to the Idea of Christianity by Karl Rahner

Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Sep 05, Gerry Riguera added it. Nicholas Adams – – Faith and Philosophy 17 2: Other links For access to a paraphrase of the work by Mark F.

Open to the public Rahner is perhaps best known for his corr If you want to be sure that you hav read the most important work by one of if not the mot important philosophical Catholic theologian of the twentieth century, this is it!

Karl Rahner on Two Infinities.

That’s the Rahneran equivalent of saying He says a lot with few words! None of your libraries hold this item. To ask other readers questions about Foundations of Christian Faithplease sign up. All in all, though Rahner is now definitely one my favorite theologians, probably this is not the book I will come back to, but the anthology The Content of Faith which is a bit more accessible.


Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Australian National University Library. His emphasis upon humanity’s capacity for transcendence was gllaubens I pondered for weeks.

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The further problem I found is that he links both the story of original sin aeteological with the present, as well as eschatology with the present in the way that what we think about the too is a reflection of our dse condition. Foundations of Christian Faith: However, eahner book assumes a familiarity with the Denzinger manuals of theology – the hallmark of neoscholasticism – with which he takes issue in articulating his own method, mostly because he considers them no longer adequate to the task of fundamental theology.

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English Author Rahner, Karl, Dense reading – but worth the effort! Aug 08, Marc rated it liked it.

Lists What are lists? Karlo Oedingen – – Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 40 3: Science Logic and Mathematics. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. In building his theology, Rahner comes back again and again to this personal awareness of transcendence.

Indeed, during his discussion of Christology, Rahner coins a phrase for this tension of which I speak. Jun 21, Charlie rated it liked it Shelves: It seems that a fundamental problem for Rahner is how he wants to take the experience of transcendence as the basis for his theology, yet I can’t see that he ever resolves how such an emphasis on transcendence can square with the Christian belief of a very much immanent God.


Although “an introduction to the idea of Christianity” this magnum opus of Karl Rahner, SJ is no introductory book – or perhaps it is introductory in the way that Thomas Aquinas says that his Summa Theologica is an introduction to the basics! Marc said it well, though I might add that this is an essential book for for any reasonable thinker who wants to understand gahner Christ is such a mystery.

But his centeral idea in this book is anonymus christian and it is based gtundkurs “selbsmitteilung Gottes”. Uniform Title Grundkurs des Glaubens.

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Foundations of Christian Faith: An Introduction to the Idea of Christianity

This book was a challenge, but a rewarding one. Thomas’ thought from the ossified confines of pre-Vatican II neoscholasticism with existential philosophy, particularly as expressed by Martin Heidegger.

His later works represented a turn marl this dirction but he died before he could develop these ideas further, and that taks has fallen to his students such as Johann-Baptiste Metz and others. Jun 24, Michele rated it really liked it.