Publication details for Professor Karen E. KilbyKilby, Karen (2009). Karl Rahner's Ecclesiology. New Blackfriars 90(1026): 188-200.
- Publication type: Journal Article
- ISSN/ISBN: 0028-4289, 1741-2005
- DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-2005.2008.01266.x
- Further publication details on publisher web site
Author(s) from Durham
For reasons of academic fashion and ecclesial politics, Rahner is often dismissed as a liberal. Though elements of his thought on the church/world relationship do not date well, and others have been so thoroughly absorbed into the mainstream as to lose their interest, there is a dimension of his thought which remains important and which in fact undercuts typical divisions between liberals and their opponents.