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Disputed truth : memoirs

Author: Hans Küng; John Bowden
Publisher: New York : Continuum, 2008.
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It is not well known that as a young man Kung was a close friend and confidant of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (Benedict XVI). Increasingly, however, they came to represent exactly what the other most despised. But on being appointed to the Holy See, Ratzinger had a long private meeting with Kung, the consequences of which may still last. In these memoirs Kung gives his personal account of all these struggles and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Küng, Hans, 1928-
Disputed truth.
New York : Continuum, 2008
(OCoLC)608974153
Named Person: Hans Küng; Hans Küng; Hans Küng
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Küng; John Bowden
ISBN: 9780826499103 0826499104
OCLC Number: 156830921
Notes: Second volume of memoirs, of which the first is: My struggle for freedom. Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2003.
Description: xvi, 556 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Roman provocations --
1968: year of decisions --
Tübingen in restless times --
Infallible? --
Global trip and global theology --
Battlel for the truth --
or a struggle for power? --
The demand for capitulation --
The adventure of a book --
Problems of the hierarchy and problems of the world --
1978: the year of three popes --
The great confrontation --
Roma Locuta --
Causa non finita: Rome has spoken but the case is not over --
Prospect.
Other Titles: Umstrittene Wahrheit.
Responsibility: Hans Küng ; translated by John Bowden.

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Hans Kung has been a major influence on post-war Christianity. A peritus for the Second Vatican Council, he then went on to publish a number of controversial books. These memoirs provide an account  Read more...

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"This book of memoirs is an attempt by Kung to insure his legacy. They are testimony to the dimensions that the search and disputes for truth assumed in his life." Lucien J. Richard, OMI Catholic Read more...

 
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