Rahner and the concept of Covenant

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Vatican 2
"And so the Church, in her teaching, life and worship, perpetuates and hands on to all generations, all she herself is, all that she believes." - Vatican 2
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Revelation
There are two sources of revelation: The Bible and Tradition
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Tradition
According to Rahner, It is firstly handing on what she is. And secondly what she believes.
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Faith and Hope
Faith and Hope of the Church are way of being, a way of life and a praxis.
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Hope
Pre-Destinational concept. It is apart of the sinful nature of Christianity.
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Praxis
Reflection + Change. Praxis is actions of faith which are correctly applied.
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Praxis - Continued
The living out + theological reflection on how life is impacted upon by Scripture and tradition. Consequently beliefs may have to change.
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Limbo
Heaven, Hell and Purgatory are mentioned in Scripture. Limbo is not in scripture and so is not longer apart of teaching.
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Anon XTs
For Rahner, Everyone is an anonymous Christian.
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3 fold distinction within XT theologies of religion
EXCLUSIVIST = Barth INCLUSIVIST = Rahner PLURALIST = Hick
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Jesus as logos
Jesus (as LOGOS) - Massively diminished his humanity, atonement and sacrifice.
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The Incarnation
This is a perceptual act across history/time. Every period in time is open to the saving act of the incarnation.
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Jesus
According to Rahner, Jesus IS the sacrament of God.
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Anon Christians
AKA Extra- extra ecclesiam
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Historical starting point of the Church
The Birth of Christ (70-100AD) JC elected Peter Pope or Roman Emperor Constainte made Rome a Christian Empire
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There are two sources of revelation: The Bible and Tradition

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Revelation

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According to Rahner, It is firstly handing on what she is. And secondly what she believes.

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Faith and Hope of the Church are way of being, a way of life and a praxis.

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Pre-Destinational concept. It is apart of the sinful nature of Christianity.

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