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Revelation - Concept of Revelation
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Part of Revelation:

1. Concept of Revelation

2. God’s Self-Communication

3. Primitive Revelation

4. Private Revelation

A. The Basic Notion

1. History of religion, a) Though the science of religion has not succeeded in proving the existence of a primitive revelation, it would be wrong to assume that all notions of revelation outside the Jewish and Christian religions are merely philosophy. Critique of religion may lead one to affirm that procedures aiming at sel…

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Norbert Schiffers and Karl Rahner, “Revelation - Concept of Revelation”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 26 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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