Angel - Doctrine of Angels
(2,846 words)

Part of Angel:

1. Problem and History of Angelology

2. Doctrine of Angels

A. Introduction

The great danger at the present time is that affirmations about angels in the teaching of the Christian faith will be rejected as a mythology which is no longer credible, and so succumb to demythologization. In all particular statements about the angels it must, therefore, be kept clear that such assertions are meant as elements of a theologic…

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Karl Rahner, “Angel - Doctrine of Angels”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 24 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-483X_smuo_COM_000112>
First published online: 2016



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