The Trinity

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Jan 4, 2001 - Religion - 128 pages
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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 original 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.

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User Review  - ericaustinlee - LibraryThing

A classic in Trinitarian studies. Rahner is right to say that the economic is the immanent Trinity and vice versa, although I do agree with David Bentley Hart's clarifications of this dictum in his _Beauty of the Infinite_. Read full review

User Review  - Rev. Brian Joyce -

You will need to ratchet up your theological game if you intend to join this notoriously precise and brilliant thinker as he negotiates this most difficult of theological concepts. This is an ... Read full review

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I The Method and Structure of the Treatise On the Triune God
II The Main Lines of Official Trinitarian Doctrine
III A Systematic Outline of Trinitarian Theology

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Karl Rahner (1904-1984) was on of the most important and influential Roman Catholic thinkers of the twentieth century. A major influence and the Second Vatican Council his extensive writings have inspired generations of modern students.

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