Karl Rahner is one of Catholicism's most influential, yet difficult to understand theologians. This comprehensive volume gives a page by page explanation of Rahner's great summary of Catholic faith, the Foundations of Christian Faith. Mark F. Fischer stays close to the original text, giving readers important information on what Rahner says and why the theological questions matter in his thought. With an excellent introduction and indices that every reader will use, this book is indispensable in every theological library.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 224 Vendor: Herder & Herder Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 9.0 X 6.0 X .60 (inches) ISBN: 0824523423 ISBN-13: 9780824523428 Availability: In Stock
Karl Rahner is one of Catholicism's most influential theologians. Yet his "Foundations of Christian Faith," the "basic course" that he intended as his most systematic and comprehensive work, remains difficult reading. In "The Foundations of Karl Rahner," Mark F. Fischer offers a page-by-page explanation of Rahner's masterwork, showing its overall design and the interconnections among its 368 sections and subsections. Designed for beginning theology students and scholars alike, and with topic, name, and Bible indices to help readers navigate the Rahnerian basic course, "The Foundations of Karl Rahner" is an indispensable addition to every theological library.