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Treasuring Karl Rahner SJ, 1904-84


A few years after Karl Rahner died in 1984, I heard a speaker in Rome pompously declaring that ‘he was just a philosopher’. He should have said that, like St Thomas Aquinas, Rahner was also a philosopher. In both cases, philosophy lent clarity and strength to their theological teaching.

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