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Karl Rahner and Ignatian Spirituality
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Karl Rahner and Ignatian Spirituality

Philip Endean


Karl Rahner SJ, (1904–84), perhaps the most influential figure in 20th-century Roman Catholic theology, believed that the most significant influence on his work was Ignatius Loyola's Spiritual Exercises. This book casts significant new light on Rahner's achievement by presenting it against the background of the rediscovery of Ignatian spirituality in the middle decades of the 20th century. It offers a fresh and contemporary theological interpretation of Ignatian retreat-giving, illuminating the creative new departures this ministry has taken in the last thirty years, as well as contributing to ... More

Keywords: Karl Rahner, Ignatius Loyola, Spiritual Exercises, Ignatian spirituality, retreat-giving, speculative theology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780198270287
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270287.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Philip Endean, author
Heythrop College, University of London