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Karl Rahner: Theological Giant of the Twentieth Century

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Karl Rahner: Theological Giant of the Twentieth Century

  • Boston College
12 Lectures (4 CDs)

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Karl Rahner is aptly known as the Father of the Catholic Church in the twentieth century. Now, you can explore Rahner’s wisdom with one of Rahner’s students as your guide.

A Jesuit priest, Rahner was also a philosopher, theologian, commentator on Church documents, devotional writer, preacher, and retreat director. His four thousand written works reveal a powerful vision, and the questions he raised continue to inspire theology today.

In this lecture series, renowned mysticism expert Fr. Harvey Egan, S.J., draws on his personal experience with Karl Rahner, who attended Fr. Egan’s First Mass and directed his doctoral dissertation. With fifty years of reading and teaching Rahner’s thought, Fr. Egan will help you understand Rahner’s many faces. In particular, you will discover his lesser-known roles as an Ignatian theologian and mystic.

This exceptional course will inspire you. Under Fr. Egan’s guidance, you will gain an overview of Rahner’s multifaceted thought, exploring his role as a teacher of the sacraments, Christian life, and prayer. You’ll also encounter Rahner’s more personal side and his love for the Trinity, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, the Church, and the preached word. Finally, you’ll discover Rahner as a mystagogue of the last things.

As Georgetown President Emeritus Fr. Leo J. O’Donovan writes, “Let Fr. Harvey Egan, a master not only of Fr. Rahner’s spirituality but also of spirituality itself, take you to this center of his life and theology and then on to its wonderful whole wide range.”

About Your Presenter

Fr. Harvey D. Egan, S.J., D.Theol., is a leading expert on Christian mysticism and the thought of Karl Rahner. He is Emeritus Professor of Systematic and Mystical Theology at Boston College, where he taught for forty years. He previously taught at the College of the Holy Cross and Santa Clara University. Fr. Egan received his doctorate of theology under the direction of Karl Rahner from Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster, Germany.

He is the author of several books, including Soundings in the Christian Mystical Tradition (Liturgical Press, 2010), Karl Rahner: Mystic of Everyday Life (Crossroad, 1998), An Anthology of Christian Mysticism (Liturgical Press, 1991), and Christian Mysticism: The Future of a Tradition (Pueblo Publishing, 1984). Fr. Egan has also translated many writings by Karl Rahner, and he has published numerous articles in scholarly journals and entries in anthologies.

Praise for Fr. Harvey Egan

“I can think of no better guide to the Christian mystical tradition than Fr. Harvey Egan, S.J. Learned, prayerful, articulate, inviting and always accessible, he is among the best of teachers.”
– Rev. James Martin, S.J., author of Jesu...

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Topic Titles

  • Introduction to Karl Rahner
  • My Encounters with Karl Rahner
  • Karl Rahner: Lover of Jesus Christ
  • Karl Rahner: Lover of the Holy Spirit
  • Karl Rahner: Lover of the Church
  • Karl Rahner: Teacher of the Sacraments
  • Karl Rahner: Teacher of Christian Life
  • Karl Rahner: Teacher of Prayer
  • Karl Rahner: Lover of the Preached Word
  • Karl Rahner: Ignatian Theologian
  • Karl Rahner: Teacher of Mysticism
  • Karl Rahner: Mystagogue of Eschatology

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