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The Trinity : Milestones in Catholic Theology - Karl Rahner

The Trinity

Milestones in Catholic Theology

Paperback Published: January 1997
ISBN: 9780824516277
Number Of Pages: 144

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The ground-breaking treatment of the doctrine of the Trinity by one of the most important theologians of the century is here reprinted on the 30th anniversary of its orginal publication. In this treatise, Karl Rahner analyzes the place of the doctrine of the Trinity within Catholic theology and develops his own highly original and innovative reading of the doctrine, including his now-famous dictum.

Important termsp. 1
Notep. 7
The Method and Structure of the Treatise: On the Triune Godp. 9
The Isolation of Trinitarian Doctrine in Piety and Textbook Theologyp. 10
The Problem of the Relation Between the Treatises: On the One God and On the Triune Godp. 15
The Axiomatic Unity of the "Economic" and "Immanent" Trinityp. 21
The Incarnation as an "Instance" of a More Comprehensive Realityp. 24
God's Threefold Relation to Us in the Order of Gracep. 34
The Methodological Importance of Our Basic Thesisp. 38
A New Relationship Between the Treatises: On the One God and On the Triune Godp. 45
The Reality and the Doctrine of the Trinity as Mysteriesp. 46
The Main Lines of Official Trinitarian Doctrinep. 49
The Trinity as Absolute Mysteryp. 50
The Meaning and Limits of the Employed Conceptsp. 51
A Systematic Summary of Official Trinitarian Doctrinep. 58
Some Consequences for a Deeper Understandingp. 76
A Systematic Outline of Trinitarian Theologyp. 80
The Meaning and Purpose of the Submitted Essayp. 80
Developing the Starting Pointp. 82
Transition from "Economic" to "Immanent" Trinityp. 99
How the "Economic" Trinity Is Grounded in the "Immanent" Trinityp. 101
The Problem of the Concept of "Person"p. 103
A Comparison with the Classic "Psychological" Doctrinep. 115
On Features Peculiar to the Present Treatisep. 120
Indexp. 121
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ISBN: 9780824516277
ISBN-10: 0824516273
Series: Milestones in Catholic Theology
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: January 1997
Publisher: Crossroad Publishing Co ,U.S.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.61  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.17