By Daniel T. Pekarske
“Whenever my efforts to give an explanation for this strange undertaking succeeded, i might always listen, ‘Oh i am getting it. You’re writing Cliffs Notes for Karl Rahner!’ I’m certain the writers of Cliffs Notes could say an identical factor approximately their paintings as I do approximately mine. it isn't meant to alternative for studying Rahner’s Theological Investigations. to the contrary I clearly wish this reference e-book will open his treasure trove of essay either to the coed in addition to to different severe readers of theology. all people accustomed to Rahner’s nice 23-volume Theological Investigations is aware the sequence is difficult to exploit since it lacks a key. The titles usually fail to explain the contents of the essays effectively; there is not any cumulative index in English; the present indices on the finish of every quantity are tedious and did not distinguish major discussions of an issue from informal references; and wanting wading via a complete essay there's no method to understand fast even if it includes the cloth one is seeking. This e-book makes an attempt to handle those problems.” — From the Introduction.
Dan Pekarske, SDS., is a Salvatorian with M.A.’s in philosophy and theology, and a Ph.D. in spiritual reports from Marquette collage. After educating 6 years in his Society’s significant seminary in Tanzania, East Africa, he now serves as an consultant on the Sacred middle institution of Theology in Hales Corners, WI. His different guides comprise Abstracts of Karl Rahner’s Unserialized Essays (Marquette college Press, #60 during this series); The lifetime of Johann Baptist Jordan, identified in spiritual existence as Francis Mary of the pass, Volumes 1-5, 2008 (ed.); the instant of Grace: a hundred Years of Salvatorian existence and Ministry within the usa, 2 volumes, 1994 (ed.).
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The church is not static. It progressively unfolds in its teaching, and commandments “as the sanctification of men in her sacraments” (123). The sacraments are constitutive signs. They are sign of grace not only because they are its cause but essentially because as causes they are signs. This causality, per modum signi, must not be confused with any other causality, though by analogy it is much like the visible church being the expression of grace in time and space of the actions of Christ. Insofar as Christ acts on us by giving his grace the form of constitutive signs it is Christ who renders the sacraments efficacious and not the minister or the recipient.
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