Rahner, Karl

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Karl Rahner
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Rahner, Karl Gender: M
born on 5 March 1904 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Freiburg Im Breisgau, Germany, 47n59, 7e51
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 14°45' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 04°27 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 23°18'


German theologian, ordained in the Jesuit Order 1922. Just as he was beginning to make his mark, the University where he taught was closed by the Nazis, 1938. Rahner moved to a pastoral ministry in Vienna 1939-1945 where he achieved an immense literary output of 14 volumes and his noted "Foundations of Christian Faith." He established his reputation as the foremost Roman Catholic theologian of his day with an influence that continued to grow through his students around the world.

Rahner died 3/31/1984, Innsbruck, Austria.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

B.R. in hand from Steinbrecher


  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Jesuit)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (14 volumes)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 80)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (Foremost theologian of his day)