By Chester Gillis

An try to problem John Hick's concept of salvation which examines the biblical language of fable and metaphor. Hick keeps that the Christian interpretation of salvation during which Christ is known because the unique and ultimate revelation of God is wrong.

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121. , p. 203. , p. 212. , p. 220. , p. 225. , p. 236. , p. 238. , p. 312. It seems that officials in the Roman Catholic Church have adopted Rahner's stance. The encyclical by John Paul II, Redemptor Hominis, states in part that 'every person without exception - has been redeemed by Christ' and that 'Christ is already united to every person without exception- even if the individual may not realize this fact'. Rahner, Foundations of Christian Faith, p. 316. Richard W. ), Inter-Religious Dialogue (Bangalore: Christian Institute for the Study of Religion and Society, 1967) p.

This contact was not without effect on his theological thinking. Indication of this is found in the following statement: And occasionally attending worship in mosque and synagogue, temple and gurdwara, it was evident to me that essentially the same kind of thing is taking place in them as in a Christian Church- namely, human beings opening their minds and hearts to a higher divine Reality, known as personal and good and as demanding righteousness and love between man and man. I could see that the Sikh faith, for instance, is to the devout Sikh what the Christian faith is to the sincere Christian; but that each faith is, naturally enough, perceived by its adherents as being unique and absolute.

P. 116. , p. 121. , p. 203. , p. 212. , p. 220. , p. 225. , p. 236. , p. 238. , p. 312. It seems that officials in the Roman Catholic Church have adopted Rahner's stance. The encyclical by John Paul II, Redemptor Hominis, states in part that 'every person without exception - has been redeemed by Christ' and that 'Christ is already united to every person without exception- even if the individual may not realize this fact'. Rahner, Foundations of Christian Faith, p. 316. Richard W. ), Inter-Religious Dialogue (Bangalore: Christian Institute for the Study of Religion and Society, 1967) p.

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