Ignatius, Rahner, and Theology

Philip Endean

in Karl Rahner and Ignatian Spirituality

Published in print June 2001 | ISBN: 9780198270287
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191683961 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Theological Monographs

Ignatius, Rahner, and Theology

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This final chapter summarizes the content of the previous chapters of this book. It reviews the central aspects of Karl Rahner's ‘Spiritual’ renewal. This study has analyzed how Rahner's adaption of Ignatian works was able to present relevant parts of both Rahner's and Ignatius's theology and establish how Christianity affects human condition. For Rahner, possessing Christian faith involves continuous self-transformation. In relation to theology, this concept means that one does not just accept the what the gospel says, but one has to also allow the gospel's transformative aspects to act on and renew the self.

Keywords: Karl Rahner; spirituality; Christianity; theology; Ignatian; self; transformation

Chapter.  9452 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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