Karl Rahner and the Elusive Search for Christian Unity
AbstractDespite his prominence within the landscape of theology, Karl Rahner is largely absent in ecumenical discourse. This is surprising considering the concern he shows for both the church’s unity and ecumenism throughout his writings. Rahner’s understanding of unity and diversity and their relationship to one another has the potential to provide important resources for the contemporary ecumenical movement and the goal of visible unity. This article examines Karl Rahner’s theological understanding of ecumenism and the relationship of ecumenism to the realities of unity and diversity. This article explicates Rahner’s theologies of symbol and unity as prerequisites for understanding and developing the relationship between unity and diversity. The unity of the Church is fundamentally a symbolic reality in the process of “becoming”. View Full-Text
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Dart, E.S. Karl Rahner and the Elusive Search for Christian Unity. Religions 2018, 9, 365.
Dart ES. Karl Rahner and the Elusive Search for Christian Unity. Religions. 2018; 9(11):365.Chicago/Turabian Style
Dart, Eric S. 2018. "Karl Rahner and the Elusive Search for Christian Unity." Religions 9, no. 11: 365.