Rahner and Ratziner

Rahner and Ratziner - Marko Urlic Introduction to...

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Marko Urlic Introduction to Christianity Prof. March November 20 th , 2009 Which solution to the problem of religious plurality and salvation do you prefer: Rahner’s or Ratzinger’s? Why? Of your preferred solution, what is the greatest weakness? Rahner and Ratzinger argue about religious plurality. Rahner from the start frames the question from the Christian point of view, asking if non-Christians religions can lead to salvation, and it lumps all non-Christian religions together. Ratzinger offers a contrasting approach, starting from a more neutral perspective, seeking first to analyze the various forms of world religions and looking for common patterns, and allowing the development of a more sophisticated appreciation of the similarities and differences between religions. I would rather prefer Ratzinger’s theory because it is neutral and offers to all religions to choose what they actually want, what different religions believe in. Cardinal Ratzinger thinks there is no salvation
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