All Blog Posts With Tag: Hans Küng

[Brittany Maynard holding the prescription medicine she used to end her life peacefully and painlessly in 2014] Does assisted suicide violate Christian ethics? Swiss Catholic priest and renown theologian Hans Küng says no in his book Eternal Life?: Life After Death as a Medical, Philosophical, and Theological Problem. Küng argues that […]
The 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation is days away, so it is a time to remember and reflect upon the Reformation, and specifically upon Martin Luther, who started the Reformation by nailing his 95 Theses to the door of Wittenberg Castle church on October 31, 1517. The Reformation opened Pandora's […]
The legacy of Hans Küng's Doctrine of Justification lives on! The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) is the largest body of Reformed Churches in the world, and they have signed the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification on July 5th, 2017 in special ceremony in Wittenburg, Germany. The signing was witnessed […]
Who is Hans Küng? Hans Küng is a famous Swiss Catholic priest who was peritus at Vatican II, and is professor emeritus at the University of Tübingen. He is a PostBarthian darling, because his doctoral thesis was Karl Barth's Doctrine of Justification that fostered ecumenism between Catholics and Protestants. He's also a darling, […]
Abraham Ecumene: Why Judaism, Christianity and Islam Worship the Same God. Do Judaism, Christianity and Islam worship the same God? The answer is yes because of "Abraham Ecumene". All three of these Abrahamic religions positively affirm Abraham as their father and esteemed prophet: Christians regard Abraham as their spiritual father, and both Judaism […]