Karl Rahner's Idea Of God

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From the 18th century, science has challenged and rejected many traditional ideas of God. Democracy today has allowed us to create our own ideas of God. German theologian Karl Rahner used the wintry as a metaphor to show faith today. In his metaphor, fruits and leaves that grew when Christianity was dominant have fallen away. Rahner began his thinking of God by focusing on human beings, our questioning nature and our drive for truth. Humans are driven to transcendence. “God is a holy mystery so radically different from the world that human beings can never form an adequate idea” (Johnson, pg. 38). Rahner believes there is only one mystery in Christian faith which is God as a self-giving love. I agree that God is a mystery who is very
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