Published Papers



Since 1991 the Society has sponsored the “Rahner Papers” in a special issue of Philosophy and Theology: Marquette University JournalFor information about how to submit an essay for publication, see the style sheet.


2012 (24:2)

bullet Peter Joseph Fritz, 297-311, Between Center and Periphery: Mary and the Saints in Rahner
bullet Leo J. O’Donovan, 313-330, In All Seasons: Karl Rahner on All the Saints
bullet Ann R. Riggs, 331-332, Rahner Papers Editor’s Page.


2011 (23:2)

bullet Richard Penaskovic, 283-300, A Prophetic Voice: Karl Rahner on the Future of the Church
bullet Shannon Craigo-Snell, 301-315, Kairos in the Chronos: A Rahnerian View
bullet Peter Joseph Fritz, 317-332, “I Am, of Course, No Prophet”: Rahner’s Modest Eschatological Remark
bullet Ann R. Riggs, 333-335, Rahner Papers Editor’s Page.


2010 (22:1-2)

bullet Stephen Bullivant, 339-351, The Myth of Rahnerian Exceptionalism: Edward Schillebeeckx’s “Anonymous Christians”
bullet Heidi Russell, 353-372, Efficacious and Sufficient Grace: God’s One Offer of Self-Communication as Accepted or Rejected
bullet Jessica M. Murdoch, 373-387, Overcoming the Foundationalist/Nonfoundationalist Divide: Karl Rahner’s Transcendental Hermeneutics
bullet Mark F. Fischer, 389-404, Rahner’s “New Christology” in Foundations of Christian Faith
bullet Ann R. Riggs, 405-407, Rahner Papers Editor’s Page.


2008 (20:1-2)

bullet Theodore Kepes, Jr., 269-290, Toward a Unified Vision: The Integration of Christian Theology and Evolution in Karl Rahner’s Understanding of Matter and Spirit
bullet Larry Chapp, 291-305, The Primal Experience of Being in the Thought of Hans Urs von Balthasar: A Response to Theodore Kepes, Jr.
bullet Thomas M. Beaudoin, 307-329, Engaging Foucault with Rahner: Sketching an Asymptotic Relationship
bullet Thomas F. O’Meara, 331-329, Karl Rahner’s “Remarks on the Schema, ‘De Ecclesia in Mundo Hujus Temporis,’ in the Draft of May 28, 1965”
bullet Ann R. Riggs, 341-343, Rahner Papers Editor’s Page.


2007 (19:1-2)

bullet Barbara K. Sain, 301-322, Expression in the Theo-Logic: Hans Urs von Balthasar on the Manifestation of Divine Truth in the World
bullet James K. Voiss, 323-329, A Response to Dr. Barbara Sain’s “Expression in the Theo-Logic”: “Hans Urs von Balthasar on the Manifestation of Divine Truth in the World”
bullet Terrance W. Klein, 331-345, A Liturgy of Return: Symbol as Life-Giving in Literature and Theology
bullet Andreas R. Batlogg, 347-354, Karl Rahner’s Sämtliche Werke: A New Revised and Edited Collection of His Writings; A Major Project of Lasting Significance?
bullet Ann R. Riggs, 355-357, Rahner Papers Editor’s Page.


2006 (18:2)

bullet James B. South, 355-356, Editor’s Page
bullet Dennis Edwards, 357-383, Resurrection of the Body and Transformation of the Universe in the Theology of Karl Rahner
bullet Peter C. Phan, 385-392, Cosmology, Ecology, Pneumatology: A Reading of Denis Edwards’s Interpretation of Karl Rahner’s Eschatology
bullet Karl Rahner, 393-399, Faith: The Highest Achievement of Human Reason
bullet Ann R. Riggs, 401-402, Rahner Papers Editor’s Page.


2005 (17:1-2)

bullet Richard Lennan, 233-258, Faith in Context: Rahner on the Possibility of Belief
bullet Terrence W. Tilley, 259-277, What Kind of Faith Is Possible in Our Contexts?  Or “Don’t Talk of Love.  Show Me.  Show Me. . . . Show Me Now.”
bullet Nancy A. Dallavalle, 279-291, Cosmos and Ecclesia: A Response to Richard Lennan
bullet Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J., 293-302, Memories Before the Mystery: In Tribute to Karl Rahner (1904-1984)
bullet Ann R. Riggs, 303-306, Rahner Papers Editor’s Page.


2004 (16:2)

bullet Jeffrey Bloechl, 199-202, Editor’s Introduction.
bullet Joseph S. O’Leary, 203-216, Questioning the Essence of Christianity.
bullet Bruce Ellis Benson, 217-228, The “Thinking-After” of Metanoia: on Breton’s The Word and the Cross.
bullet Paul Ricoeur, 229-238, Logos, Mythos, Stauros.
bullet Jean Greisch, 239-254, Ontology, Onto-Mythology, and the Imaginary-Nothing.
bullet Philippe Capelle, 255-268, Philosophy and Mysticism: Toward a Typology of their Relation.
bullet Jeffrey Bloechl, 269-281, The Philosopher on the Road to Damascus: On Breton’s St. Paul
bullet Catherine Cornille, 283-297, Stanislas Breton on Christian Uniqueness: On Unicité et monothéisme.
bullet Jacquelyn Porter, 299-314, Revelation, Scripture, and the Word of God: On Breton’s Ecriture et Révélation.
bullet Stanislas Breton, 315-327, The Desert.
bullet Stanislas Breton, 321-327, The Throwable: An Essay in Exegesis.
bullet 329-330, Major Works of Stanislas Breton.
bullet 331-332, Contributors.


2004 (16:1)

bullet Marguerite Deslauriers, 3-23, The Virtue of God in Aristotle.
bullet Coleen P. Zoller, 25-44, Determined but Free: Aquinas’s Compatibilist Theory of Freedom.
bullet Joris Geldhof, 45-72, The Bible in the Later Thought of F. W. J. Schelling.
bullet David B. Burress, C.S.C., 73-76, Radical Orthodoxy: An Appreciation.
bullet Anthony J. Godzieba, 77-88, The Fear of Time and the Joys of Contingency.
bullet John Montag, S.J., 89-100, Radical Orthodoxy and Christian Philosophy.
bullet Philip Rossi, S.J., 101-111, The Metaphysics of the Sublime: Old Wine, New Wineskin?
bullet James B. South, 113-114, Editor’s Page.
bullet Susan Abraham, 115-129, The Caress of the Doer of the Word: A Postcolonial Critique of Miguel Díaz’s On Being Human
bullet Michael H. Barnes, 131-140, Miguel Díaz’s On Being Human: Popular Religion and Karl Rahner
bullet Conrad T. Gromada, 141-150, An Appreciation and a Critique in a Discussion of On Being Human: U.S. Hispanic and Rahnerian Perspectives, by Miguel Díaz
bullet Miguel Díaz, 151-162, A Critical Reading, Appreciation, and Assessment of Responses to On Being Human
bullet Heinrich Fries, 163-193, Theological Method according to John Henry Newman and Karl Rahner, translated by Thomas F. O’Meara
bullet Ann R. Riggs, 195-196, Rahner Papers Editor’s Page



bullet Ann R. Riggs, 5-25, Rahner and Wittgenstein: An Attempt at Conversation
bullet Terrance W. Klein, 27-48, The Forge of Language
bullet Stephen Fields, SJ, 49-75, Rahner and the Symbolism of Language
bullet Carmichael Peters 77-102, A Rahnerian Reading of Black Rage
bullet Bryan N. Massingale 103-115, Anger and Human Transcendence: A Response to “A Rahnerian Reading of Black Rage”
bullet Brian F. Linnane 117-143, Rahner’s Fundamental Option and Virtue Ethics


2002 vol. 1 & 2

bullet Daniel T. Pekarske, Abstracts of Karl Rahner’s Theological Investigations 1-23.


2001 vol. 13/2

bullet John F. Perry, S.J. 339-361, Ripalda and Rahner: 400 Years of Jesuit Reflection on Universal Salvation
bullet David Coffey 363-398, The Spirit of Christ as Entelechy,
bullet William A. Clark, S.J. 399-424, The Authority of Local Church Communities: Perspectives from the Ecclesiology of Karl Rahner
bullet Conrad T. Gromada, 425-436, How Would Karl Rahner Respond to “Dominus Iesus”?


2000 vol. 12/1

bullet Mary E. Hines, 111-130, Karl Rahner on Development of Doctrine: How Relevant Is Rahner Today
bullet Paul G. Crowley, S.J., 131-154. Rahner, Doctrine and Ecclesial Pluralism
bullet Richard Lennan, 155-185, Rahner’s Theology of the Priesthood and the Development of Doctrine
bullet Dennis O’Brien, 187-211, Sex before God: The Body of Prayer
bullet Yves Congar, O.P., 213-219, Loving Openness toward Every Truth: A Letter from Thomas Aquinas to Karl Rahner


1998 vol. 11/1


Robert Masson, 103-104, Introducing the Annual Rahner Papers

bullet Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J., 105-124, Two Sons of Ignatius: Drama and Dialectic
bullet William V. Dych, 125-146, Karl Rahner’s Theology of Eucharist
bullet Peter Casarella, 147-177, Analogia Donationis: Hans Urs von Balthasar on the Eucharist
bullet Jack Bonsor, 179-190, Teaching Rahner: Why and How
bullet Thomas F. O’Meara, 191-205, Teaching Karl Rahner
bullet Carmichael Peters, 207-217, On Teaching Karl Rahner to Undergraduates


1996 vol. 10

bullet Benedict M. Ashley, O.P. Fundamental Option and/or Commitment to Ultimate End.
bullet Timothy E. O’Connell. The Question of Grundentscheidung.
bullet Jean Porter. Moral Language and the Language of Grace: The Fundamental Option and the Virtue of Charity.
bullet Brian Linnane. Categorical and Transcendental Experience in Rahner’s Theology: Implications for Ethics.
bullet Timothy P. Muldoon. Germain Grisez on Karl Rahner’s Theory of Fundamental Option.
bullet David Coffey. Rahner’s Theology of Fundamental Option.
bullet Jean Porter. Response to Brian Linnane and David Coffey.
bullet Pamela Kirk. Reflections on Luise Rinser’s “Gratwanderung.”


1995 vol. 9

bullet Crowly, Paul, S.J. Rahner’s Christian Pessimism: The Problem of Perplexity. 151-76.
bullet Kelly, David F. Karl Rahner and Genetic Engineering: The Use of Theological Principles in Moral Analysis. 177-200.
bullet Kelly, Geffrey B.  ‘Unconscious Christianity’ and the ‘Anonymous Christian’ in the Theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Karl Rahner.  117-49.
bullet Krieg, Robert A.  A Fortieth-Anniversary Reappraisal of ‘Chalcedon: End or Beginning?’. 77-116.
bullet Leijssen, Lambert. Rahner’s Contribution to the Renewal of Sacramentology. 201-22.
bullet Michalski, Melvin. Karl Rahner Society Bulletin, No. 4. 237-43.


1993 vol. 8

bullet Doud, Robert E. Matter and God in Rahner and Whitehead. 63-82.
bullet Ebert, Howard. 1993. Immutability of God: Metaphysical Inconsistency or Essential Grounding for Human Transcendence. 41-62.
bullet Fields, Stephen. 1993. Blondel’s L’Action (1893) and Neo-Thomism’s Metaphysics of Symbol. 25-40.
bullet Guarino, Thomas G. 1993. Rahner, Popper and Kuhn: A Note on Some Critical Parallels in Science and Theology. 83-90.
bullet Michalski, Melvin. 1993. Karl Rahner Society Newsletter.  91-98.
bullet Nilson, Jon. 1993. The Unity of the Churches: Actual Possibility or Eschatological Actuality.  3-24.


1992 vol. 7

bullet DiNoia, Joseph A. Nature, Grace, and Experience: Karl Rahner’s Theology of Human Transformation. 115-26.
bullet Maher, Mary V.  Rahner on the Human Experience of God: Idealist Tautology or Christian Theology? 127-64.
bullet Michalski, Melvin. Karl Rahner Society Newsletter. 226-28.
bullet Sachs, John R. Transcendental Method in Theology and the Normativity of Human Experience. 213-25.
bullet Tallon, Andrew.  The Experience of Grace in Relation to Rahner’s Philosophy of the Heart. 165-83.
bullet Thompson, William. Word and Spirit, Hermeneutics and Transcendental Method: Exploring Their Connection in Karl Rahner. 185-212.
bullet Masson, Robert, Andy Tallon, and Ann Riggs. Annual Update of Bibliography of Rahner Secondary Literature: 1992. 229-43.

1991 vol. 6

bullet Buckley, James J.  Adjudicating Conflicting Christologies. 117-35.



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