Radical Grace: A Retreat with Karl Rahner

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Radical Grace: A Retreat with Karl Rahner

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12 Lectures (5 CDs) Including Electronic Study Guide
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“I believe because I pray.”
– Karl Rahner, S.J. (1904–1984)

Karl Rahner was one of the most influential theologians of our time. He was an important contributor to the Second Vatican Council, a Jesuit priest, a prolific author, a formidable professor of theology, and a leading voice of ecumenical dialogue. But until now, few have experienced his profound and edifying spirituality.

Now, Radical Grace: A Retreat with Karl Rahner introduces you to the remarkable spirituality behind his theology. Presented by celebrated spirituality expert Fr. Anthony Ciorra, these accessible conferences shed new light on his prayerful and grace-filled writings. As you will come to realize, Rahner’s profound experience of prayer animated and inspired his theology. And through these retreat conferences, you too will understand his passion for articulating the human experience of God.

In these conferences, you will consider Rahner’s writings and theological contributions with an eye towards their deep spirituality. You will explore his radical theology of grace, which holds that every human is a mystic at heart. Then, you will reflect on his model of everyday mysticism, learning to practice daily holiness and the virtue of patience. You will also explore his Christology, spiritual influences, and methods for dealing with dark nights of the soul.

Rahner was indeed an important twentieth-century theologian, but only because he was more fundamentally a modern spiritual master. Grow closer to God with Rahner as your spiritual guide. 

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Topic Titles
Topic Titles
  • The God of My Life
  • I Believe Because I Pray
  • Grace is Blowing in the Wind
  • The God of My Daily Routine
  • Practical Holiness
  • The Man with the Pierced Heart
  • When Despair Happens
  • Living Testimony
  • A Festival of Faith
  • The Reply of Silence
  • The Patience of God
  • Prophets and Poets for the Twenty-First Century
About Your Presenter

Fr. Anthony Ciorra, Ph.D., is a leading expert on Christian spirituality. In recognition of his ministry in the Church, Pope John Paul II awarded him the pontifical honor Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice in 1999. In 2000, he was awarded the Caritas Centennial Award for his work in lay ministry and the Spirit of RENEW Award for his work in interreligious dialogue and ecumenism. His publications include Everyday Mysticism (Crossroad, 1995), Beauty: A Path to God (Paulist Press, 2013), and Moral Formation in the Parish (Alba House, 1998).

Fr. Ciorra holds graduate degrees in psychology, spirituality, and pastoral theology. He earned his Ph.D. in Historical Theology from Fordham University. Currently, he is Assistant Vice President for Mission and Catholic Identity at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. Prior to assuming this post, Fr. Ciorra occupied a number of leadership positions in higher education and beyond, including: dean of the Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education at Fordham University; director of the Center for Theological and Spiritual Development at the College of St. Elizabeth; and director of the ...

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Summer 2018 Survey
Outstanding content and delivery. I consider all study guides very well done. I have shared this retreat with another religious who was delighted with it. It is the best I heard. Review by Sister Esther (Posted on 7/4/2018)
2017 Christmas Survey
Inspired by Father Rahner's spirituality. Also liked very much (once I got used to his New York accent) Father Ciorra's commentary. Review by Bill Kramer, Mission Viejo, CA (Posted on 12/13/2017)
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