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‘Christians of the Future Will either Be Mystics or Cease to Be’ – Karl Rahner

Unless the Christian religion is lived from the heart, from the experience of God in some way, it will be empty and will not be attractive. If it’s a purely institutional form of life, or even if it’s an interesting intellectual exercise, it doesn’t have the vitality that comes from the interior experience of the presence of God. And that, as I have been saying in all my work, is the mystical element in religion.  (Prof Bernard McGinn)

Source: Commonweal Magazine

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