David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy and Theology 23 (1):73-90 (2011)
Karl Rahner believed that orthodox Christology is too often perceived as mythology, irrelevant to the lives of contemporary Christians. As a result, he felt, the role of conversion as the gateway to an authentically Christian morality has been neglected. Influenced by existentialist philosophy and life-stage theories that were popular during his lifetime, Rahner established a basis for a new ethical system that would integrate psychological theory and techniques into his theological existentialism in order to provide a cohesive structure within which individuals can be guided towards conversion. It is the purpose of this article to suggest a theoretical framework for Rahner’s proposed “Existential Ethics” and to make some suggestions for its concretization
|Keywords||Catholic Tradition Philosophy and Religion|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jennifer Erin Beste (2007). God and the Victim: Traumatic Intrusions on Grace and Freedom. Oxford University Press.
Joseph A. DiNoia (1992). Nature, Grace, and Experience. Philosophy and Theology 7 (2):115-126.
Thomas F. O'Meara (1998). Teaching Karl Rahner. Philosophy and Theology 11 (1):191-205.
Thomas R. Flynn (2009). Existentialism. Sterling.
Conrad T. Gromada (2004). An Appreciation and a Critique in a Discussion of On Being Human: U.S. Hispanic and Rahnerian Perspectives by Miguel H. Díaz. [REVIEW] Philosophy and Theology 16 (1):141-150.
Peter C. Phan (1995). Is Karl Rahner's Doctrine of Sin Orthodox? Philosophy and Theology 9 (1/2):223-236.
Mark F. Fischer (2010). Rahner's “New Christology” in Foundations of Christian Faith. Philosophy and Theology 22 (1/2):389-404.
Richard Lennan (2005). Faith in Context: Rahner on the Possibility of Belief. Philosophy and Theology 17 (1/2):233-258.
Heidi Russell (2010). Efficacious and Sufficient Grace. Philosophy and Theology 22 (1/2):353-372.
John F. Perry (2001). Ripalda and Rahner. Philosophy and Theology 13 (2):339-361.
William V. Dych (1998). Karl Rahner's Theology of Eucharist. Philosophy and Theology 11 (1):125-146.
Denis Edwards (2006). Resurrection of the Body and Transformation of the Universe in the Theology of Karl Rahner. Philosophy and Theology 18 (2):357-383.
Patricia A. Sullivan (2014). Saints as the 'Living Gospel': Von Balthasar's Revealers of the Revealer, Rahner's Mediators of the Mediator. Heythrop Journal 55 (2):270-285.
Philip Endean (1996). Rahner, Christology and Grace. Heythrop Journal 37 (3):284–297.
Geffrey B. Kelly (1995). “Unconscious Christianity” And The “Anonymous Christian” in The Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer And Karl Rahner. Philosophy and Theology 9 (1/2):117-149.
Added to index2011-12-02
Total downloads15 ( #233,154 of 1,793,270 )
Recent downloads (6 months)5 ( #169,500 of 1,793,270 )
How can I increase my downloads?