So as not to despise God's grace: re-assessing Rahner's idea of the "anonymous Christian"

@article{Conway2004SoAN,
  title={So as not to despise God's grace: re-assessing Rahner's idea of the "anonymous Christian"},
  author={Eamonn Conway},
  journal={Louvain Studies},
  year={2004},
  volume={29},
  pages={107-130}
}
— Rahner’s idea of the “anonymous Christian” is the best known, most controversial and most often misunderstood aspect of his theology. It is important to re-visit the idea because it is not an “optional extra” in his work but rather represents the entire dynamic of his thought. The idea of the “anonymous Christian” is located in two contexts: wider theological discourse, and Rahner’s own theology of grace. In response to criticism that the idea relativises and erodes the significance of the… Expand
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