July 18th, 2007

What Is A Theologian?

Theological Notebook: Hunting Rahner's "Theological Investigations"

Rahner's Theological Investigations: I've been making a point of trying to pick up the set on the cheap, but that's a lot of picking up to do, with many volumes hard to find below $40. (And tough to keep track of in my head, hence the list.) Still, I managed to find another four with AddAll's Used Book search engine. Just the list is jaw-dropping when I think of what he accomplished in his lifetime. So far I've grabbed the ones I've bolded....

[Updated with underlining from 2008]
[Updated* with underlining and asterisk from 2009]
[Updated** with underlining and double asterisk from 2012]


01 God, Christ, Mary and Grace by Karl Rahner ; translated by Cornelius Ernst, 1961
02 Man in the Church by Karl Rahner ; translated by Karl-H. Kruger, 1963
03 The Theology of the Spiritual Life by Karl Rahner; translated by Karl-H. and Boniface Kruger, 1967
04 More Recent Writings by Karl Rahner; translated by Kevin Smyth, 1966*
05 Later Writings by Karl Rahner; translated by Karl-H. Kruger, 1966
06 Concerning Vatican Council II by Karl Rahner; translated by Karl-H. and Boniface Kruger, 1969
07 Further Theology of the Spiritual Life, Pt. 1 by Karl Rahner; translated by David Bourke, 1971
08 Further Theology of the Spiritual Life, Pt. 2 by Karl Rahner; translated by David Bourke, 1971
09 Writings of 1965-67, Pt. 1 by Karl Rahner; translated by Graham Harrison, 1972
10 Writings of 1965-67, Pt. 2 by Karl Rahner; translated by Graham Harrison, 1973
11 Confrontations, Pt. 1 by Karl Rahner; translated by David Bourke, 1974**
12 Confrontations, Pt. 2 by Karl Rahner; translated by David Bourke, 1974*
13 Theology, Anthropology, Christology by Karl Rahner; translated by David Bourke, 1975*
14 Ecclesiology, Questions in the Church, the Church in the World by Karl Rahner; translated by David Bourke, 1976
15 Penance in the Early Church by Karl Rahner; translated by Lionel Swain, 1982
16 Experience of the Spirit: Source of Theology by Karl Rahner; translated by David Morland, 1979
17 Jesus, Man, and the Church by Karl Rahner; translated by Margaret Kohl, 1981
18 God and Revelation by Karl Rahner; translated by Edward Quinn, 1983
19 Faith and Ministry by Karl Rahner; translated by Edward Quinn, 1983*
20 Concern for the Church by Karl Rahner; translated by Edward Quinn, 1981
21 Science and Christian Faith by Karl Rahner; translated by Hugh M. Riley, 1988
22 Humane Society and the Church of Tomorrow by Karl Rahner; translated by Joseph Donceel, 1991
23 Final Writings by Karl Rahner; translated by Joseph Donceel and Hugh M. Ril, 1992*