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)

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


2011 (23:2)

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


2010 (22:1-2)

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


2008 (20:1-2)

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
Larry Chapp, 291-305, The Primal Experience of Being in the Thought of Hans Urs von Balthasar: A Response to Theodore Kepes, Jr.
Thomas M. Beaudoin, 307-329, Engaging Foucault with Rahner: Sketching an Asymptotic Relationship
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”
Ann R. Riggs, 341-343, Rahner Papers Editor’s Page.


2007 (19:1-2)

Barbara K. Sain, 301-322, Expression in the Theo-Logic: Hans Urs von Balthasar on the Manifestation of Divine Truth in the World
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”
Terrance W. Klein, 331-345, A Liturgy of Return: Symbol as Life-Giving in Literature and Theology
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?
Ann R. Riggs, 355-357, Rahner Papers Editor’s Page.


2006 (18:2)

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


2005 (17:1-2)

Richard Lennan, 233-258, Faith in Context: Rahner on the Possibility of Belief
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.”
Nancy A. Dallavalle, 279-291, Cosmos and Ecclesia: A Response to Richard Lennan
Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J., 293-302, Memories Before the Mystery: In Tribute to Karl Rahner (1904-1984)
Ann R. Riggs, 303-306, Rahner Papers Editor’s Page.


2004 (16:2)

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


2004 (16:1)

Marguerite Deslauriers, 3-23, The Virtue of God in Aristotle.
Coleen P. Zoller, 25-44, Determined but Free: Aquinas’s Compatibilist Theory of Freedom.
Joris Geldhof, 45-72, The Bible in the Later Thought of F. W. J. Schelling.
David B. Burress, C.S.C., 73-76, Radical Orthodoxy: An Appreciation.
Anthony J. Godzieba, 77-88, The Fear of Time and the Joys of Contingency.
John Montag, S.J., 89-100, Radical Orthodoxy and Christian Philosophy.
Philip Rossi, S.J., 101-111, The Metaphysics of the Sublime: Old Wine, New Wineskin?
James B. South, 113-114, Editor’s Page.
Susan Abraham, 115-129, The Caress of the Doer of the Word: A Postcolonial Critique of Miguel Díaz’s On Being Human
Michael H. Barnes, 131-140, Miguel Díaz’s On Being Human: Popular Religion and Karl Rahner
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
Miguel Díaz, 151-162, A Critical Reading, Appreciation, and Assessment of Responses to On Being Human
Heinrich Fries, 163-193, Theological Method according to John Henry Newman and Karl Rahner, translated by Thomas F. O’Meara
Ann R. Riggs, 195-196, Rahner Papers Editor’s Page



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


2002 vol. 1 & 2

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


2001 vol. 13/2

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


2000 vol. 12/1

Mary E. Hines, 111-130, Karl Rahner on Development of Doctrine: How Relevant Is Rahner Today
Paul G. Crowley, S.J., 131-154. Rahner, Doctrine and Ecclesial Pluralism
Richard Lennan, 155-185, Rahner’s Theology of the Priesthood and the Development of Doctrine
Dennis O’Brien, 187-211, Sex before God: The Body of Prayer
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

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


1996 vol. 10

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


1995 vol. 9

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


1993 vol. 8

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


1992 vol. 7

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

1991 vol. 6

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





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