Synopses & Reviews
Organized as a companion volume to Karl Rahner's master work, Foundations of Christian Faith, this book also provides a most useful introduction to his philosophy as a whole.
Organized as a companion volume to Karl Rahner's master work -- his Foundations of Christian Faith -- A World of Grace can also be used as a general introduction to the major themes and fundamental principles of Rahner's theology as a whole. Each chapter provides a broad commentary on the corresponding chapter of Foundations, beginning with Rahner's method and anthropology and concluding with his theology of the church and eschatology. Perfect for class or individual use, the book provides Questions for Discussion and Suggestions for Further Reading at the end of each chapter as well as an extensive Glossary of specialized terminology at the back.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-186).
Table of Contents
Theology in a new key / William V. Dych -- Starting with the human / Anne E. Carr -- Within the holy mystery / Michael J. Buckley -- The bonds of freedom / Brian O. McDermott -- The invitation of grace / John P. Galvin -- A history of grace / Thomas F. O'Meara -- Discovering Jesus Christ : a history we share / J. Peter Schineller -- Anticipating Jesus Christ : an account of our hope / Otto H. Hentz -- On being Christian, together / Michael A. Fahey -- The realism of Christian life / John Carmody -- The hope for humanity : Rahner's eschatology / William M. Thompson -- An ethics of faith / James F. Bresnahan.