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Post Hans Kung, Influential Catholic Theologian, Dies at 93
Created by John Eipper on 04/09/21 3:03 AM

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Hans Kung, Influential Catholic Theologian, Dies at 93 (Edward Jajko, USA, 04/09/21 3:03 am)

Inevitable, but a great loss to the Church of a towering figure:

Hans Küng, Catholic Theologian With a Powerful Critique, Dies at 93:

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/06/world/europe/hans-kung-dead.html?referringSource=articleShare

JE comments:  With 50 books and boundless charisma, Küng was a titan.  He was called the most important Catholic theologian of his time, or alternately, the Church's strongest critic since Martin Luther.  Many have argued that had he chosen to work within the Church hierarchy, his talents would have taken him to the papacy.

We've cited Küng's work many times on WAIS.  Most notably, Vincent Littrell has focused on Küng's ecumenism and calls for an interfaith global ethic.  See, for example, this post from 2011, where Vince discusses HK's Tracing the Way: Spiritual Dimensions of the World Religions:

https://waisworld.org/go.jsp?id=02a&objectType=post&o=67405&objectTypeId=61655&topicId=62


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