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Author QuotedKarl Rahner
Title QuotedChristian Commitment: Essays in Pastoral Theology
Date (Year/Month/Day)1964/02/23
Imprint[S.l.] : Sheed and Ward. 1963
QuotationHave been reading and reviewing Rahner's latest book and agree with him about what he calls the diaspora situation. It is what we have to face, especially where we think we are not in it. Even the Church is to some extent its own diaspora. Though the fact that I often feel alien in the Church is no new thing and proves nothing about the Church, I suppose.
Quotation SourceThe Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.; Selected and edited by William H. Shannon. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1985, p. 80-81
Letter toDaniel Berrigan
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