Karl Rahner





Karl Rahner


Born
in Fryburg Bryzgowijski (Badenia), Germany
March 05, 1904

Died
March 30, 1984

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Karl Rahner, SJ (March 5, 1904 — March 30, 1984) was a German Jesuit and theologian who, alongside Bernard Lonergan and Hans Urs von Balthasar, is considered one of the most influential Roman Catholic theologians of the 20th century.

He was born in Freiburg, Germany, and died in Innsbruck, Austria.

Before the Second Vatican Council, Rahner had worked alongside Yves Congar, Henri de Lubac and Marie-Dominique Chenu, theologians associated with an emerging school of thought called the Nouvelle Théologie, elements of which had been criticized in the encyclical Humani Generis of Pope Pius XII.

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Foundations of Christian Fa...

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Encounters With Silence

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The Trinity

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Karl Rahner: Spiritual Writ...

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“When man is with God in awe and love, then he is praying.”
Karl Rahner, The Need and the Blessing of Prayer

“In the days ahead, you will either be a mystic (one who has experienced God for real) or nothing at all.”
Karl Rahner

“The number one cause of atheism is Christians. Those who proclaim Him with their mouths and deny Him with their actions is what an unbelieving world finds unbelievable.”
Karl Rahner