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The Anthropological Turn: The Human Orientation of Karl Rahner

Anton Losinger

Abstract

The form and content of the study of theology in the modern epoch are marked by a vast quantity and variety of the most diverse and, in part, the most divergent points of departure. The classical unity and perspicuity of the world of theological thought, so typical in earlier centuries, have dissolved with the plurality of the horizons and problems of modern thinking. The reality of the world, science, and theology appears no longer as a single “orbis,” but rather as an open and unbounded space. Indeed, precisely for the study of theology in mode ... More

Keywords: theology, orbis, Karl Rahner, anthropological point of departure

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780823220663
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823220663.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anton Losinger, author
Former Visiting Professorial Lecturer, School of Philosophy of the Catholic University of America