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Apologetics - Immanence Apologetics
(1,569 words)

Part of Apologetics:

1. Apologetics in General

2. Immanence Apologetics

Immanence apologetics is the name given to certain considerations, developed in particular by M. Blondel and L. Laberthonnière, on the philosophical preparation for faith. It is an effort to bring about the subjective dispositions for the assent of faith by showing the value and relevance of the Christian revelation as the fulfilment of a fundamental “natural desire” of man. So far from being a particular historical form of apologetic…

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Peter Henrici, “Apologetics - Immanence Apologetics”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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