Index

Abelard, Peter 108
Abraham 175
ad aliud 156 , 157 , 166
Aeschylus 80 , 203
Alanus ab Insulis/Alain de Lille 203
Alighieri, Dante 89 , 171 , 172
Anselm of Canterbury 13
Aristotle 19 , 5557 , 59 , 91 , 96 , 98
Assmann, Jan 105107 , 111 , 114116
Augustine of Hippo 18 , 34 , 63 , 68 , 82 , 83 , 91 , 108 , 109 , 120
authority 108
Barth, Karl 131134
Beatrice 171 , 172
Beck, Ulrich 4 , 105 , 106 , 110114 , 117
becoming 122126
being
beings 2
existence 2
intensive 8
three kinds 1
Benedict XII 142
Benedict XVI 16 , 39 , 89 , 98 , 100
Berger, David 149
Berger, Klaus 86 , 87
Berger, Peter L. 170 , 173
Boethius, Anicius Manlius
Torquatus Severinus 18 , 50 , 75 , 76 , 82
Borges, Jorge Luis 15
Calvin, John 65
Cano, Melchor 108
change 67
Chenu, Marie-Dominique 108
Chesterton, Gilbert Kieth 169
concrete 180184
conscience 2528
authority 26
Enlightenment 26
erroneous 2628
Job 27
continual creation 6
creation
a relationship of dependence 9
causality of creatures 10
change 67
continual 6
efficient causality 8
free choice 9
succession 7
creator 2 , 614
Crick, Francis 54
Cullmann, Oscar 16
Dante, see Alighieri, Dante Davies, Brian 1
Denzinger, Heinrich Joseph
Dominik 206
Dionysius the Areopagite 130 , 138 , 200
dissimilar similarity 130
Dostojewskij, Fyodor Mikhailovich 27 , 78
Eckhart, Meister 12 , 13 , 54 , 110 , 189
Eco, Umberto 100
economic Trinity 141
entia 6
Eriugena, see Johannes Scottus Eriugena
esse ipsum 1
eternity 2 , 1518
existence
of divine being 177186
of God 5
Fichte, Gottfried W. 45
Fichte, Johann Gottlieb 26
Foerster, Heinz von 105
Fonvizin, Natal’ja D. 27
form 53
two kinds 148
forma intelligibilis 147153
Frankl, Viktor 7779
Franzen, Winfried 105
freedom of the will 3 , 4051
reason 43
spontaneity 45
friendship 101
Fromm, Erich 68 , 93 , 94
Galilei, Galileo 39 , 109
Gewissen
und Gottesgesetz 25
God
a being 1
a person 3
all in all 190
as happiness 3136
as love 34 , 89103
as truth 3739
concrete 126127
essence and existence 146
existence 5 , 177186
form of beatific vision 152
good 1930
ground of free will 4851
language 187201
attributes 194200
person 8688
relations 10
speaking about 187201
suffering 6685
the ground of laughter 168176
the truth of things 3839
theodicy 6785
truth 35 , 110
unknowability 129139
violence 4 , 104120
good 2 , 1930
grace presupposes and fulfills nature 33
Guardini, Romano 170
Hamlet 88
hand analogy 127128
happiness 2 , 3136
conscious 36
hate 23
Havel, Václav 23 , 24 , 51 , 119
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich 192
Hofstadter, Richard 108
Hoye, William J. 35 , 149 , 165 , 191
Hugh of St. Victor 200
Hume, David 106 , 107
immance of creatures in God 1114
immanent Trinity 141
Incarnation 4 , 121128
intelligent designer 3
intelligible species 146
ipsum esse per se subsistens 1
ipsum esse 1 , 6
John Damascene 60
John of the Cross 75
John Paul II 111
John Scotus Eriugena 108
Kafka, Franz 82 , 85
Kant, Immanuel 26 , 45 , 70
Kierkegaard, Søren 174
language about God 5 , 187201
Lao-tse 81
laughter 5 , 168176
Dante 171173
God 175176
Karl Rahner 169170 , 174176
liberation from the world 170171
religion 173175
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm 70 , 71
Leitheiser, Ludwig 99
lethargy 24
Lewis, C. S. 68
love 3
complacency 95
friendship 101
God as love 89103
kinds of union 9197
objects
accusative 91
dative 91
of enemies 101103
of neighbor 4 , 22 , 9097
self-love 100
Maidl, Lydia 61 , 62 , 64
medium quod 147
medium sub quo 147
monotheism thesis 106
Moody, Raymond A. 169
moralitystate law 2930
Mosaic distinction 105 , 107
Müller, Martin 203
Nicolaus Cusanus 11 , 12 , 17 , 72 , 104 , 136 , 177 , 178 , 180 , 190 , 191
Nietzsche, Friedrich 184
Nikolaus von Kues, see Nicolaus
Cusanus
Nominalism 134136
ontological proof 4
pantheism 189 , 202
Pascal, Blaise 118
Paul 26 , 81
peace 2324 , 118119
truth 119
Pesch, Christian 99
Plato 37
Plessner, Helmut 169
Pörksen, Bernhard 105
possibility 137
God 1
prayer 3 , 6085
against divine will 3
predestination 6266
providence 6066 , 85
quasi-formal causality in beatific vision 150
Rahner, Karl 5 , 47 , 48 , 87 , 88 , 124126 , 134 , 141150 , 153155 , 170 , 174176 , 191 , 192 , 198
Ratzinger, Joseph, see Benedict XVI Rawls, John 114
relations 10
in thought 156
nonbeing 157158
real 10 , 156
Rengstorf, Karl Heinrich 99
revelation
and reason 108
intolerance 106 , 107
truths 48
Richert, Friedemann 171 , 175
Rilke, Rainer Maria 76
Samaritan 99100
Sara 175
Schlegel, Friedrich 129
Schnädelbach, Herbert 105
Scripture
interpretation 107
literal meaning 111
truth 110
self-consciousness 85
self-love 100
sempiternitas 15
senses of Scripture 110
Shakespeare, William 88
similar dissimilarity 130
sin 20 , 22
Socrates 125
soul 3 , 54
being 5759
human 5559
Spaemann, Robert 21
speaking about God 5 , 187201
species 149
species expressa 148 , 149
species impressa 149
species intelligibilis impressa 150
Spinoza, Benedict de 189 , 202
Stump, Eleonore 60 , 66 , 73
suffering 6685
self-consciousness 85
Swabey, Marie C. 171 , 173 , 174
theodicy 6785
Job 67 , 72
Thielicke, Helmut 170 , 173
tolerance 116118
truth 119120
Trinity 45 , 140167
appropriations 144
emanation 158159
emanation of Holy Spirit 165166
generation of Son 159165
Karl Rahner 141147
relations 153158
truth 23 , 3739 , 184186
God 110
peace 119
the truth 2
tolerance 119120
truth itself 35 , 110
violence 104107
truth of things 3839
unity
human 3 , 5259
unknowability
revelation 131134
violence 4 , 104120
truth 104107
Weil, Simone 81 , 85
Weizsäcker, Carl Friedrich von 75 , 84 , 98 , 119
Wilde, Oscar 74 , 80
William of Auvergne 31
William of Ockham 134
wonder about being 179180
Wordsworth, William 74
Wright, Nicholas Thomas 73