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The Priesthood of Christ and Followers of Other Faiths

O'Collins, Gerald (2013) The Priesthood of Christ and Followers of Other Faiths. Irish Theological Quarterly, 78 (3). pp. 262-278. ISSN 0021-1400

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    Those, like Karl Rahner and Jacques Dupuis, who led the way in developing a theology of religions did not introduce reflections drawn from the priesthood of Christ. Those very few (e.g. Robert Sherman) who reflect on the priesthood of Christ have not appreciated the possibilities it offers for a theology of religions. After drawing on Hebrews, Paul, and John, this article cites relevant testimony from the Feast of Christ the King and Vatican II’s Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy. It then develops six themes from Christ’s universal and eternal priesthood—in particular, what can be called the sacerdotal existential—which illuminate the situation of those who follow other religions or none at all.

    Item Type: Published Articles
    Repository Version: Published Version
    Keywords (separated by commas): Adam, Christ, other faiths, priest, sacerdotal existential, theology of religions
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
    Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): B - Biblical Studies, general
    Association with University of Divinity: UFT-JTC: United Faculty of Theology - Jesuit Theological College
    Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
    Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2014 14:44
    Last Modified: 04 Dec 2014 14:31
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1684

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