A journal of academic theology

Gestimmtheit: Attunement as a Description of the Nature-Grace Relationship in Rahner’s Theology

Karl Rahner uses the language of attunement (Gestimmtheit) in his Christology and in his theological anthropology to describe human nature’s relationship to grace. An analysis of this term’s use prior to Rahner, especially in the thought of Martin Heidegger, illuminates the meaning of this key term in Rahner’s thought.

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