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The person who considers the development of Christian thought as a synthetic whole cannot fail to notice an essential trait which escapes purely theoretical and scholarly analysis. This is the fact that in Christianity kerygmatic revival and the attention to earthly realities, a new impetus to the gospel message and the involvement of the Christian in a constructively evolving society go hand in hand. This combination is in direct contradiction to the current but facile separation of the apostol…

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Marie-Dominique Chenu, “Work”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 06 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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