That They May All Be One: The Call To Unity Today
by Walter Kasper
Burns & Oates, 2004
(202 pages, $25.95, paperback)
reviewed by Adam A. J. DeVille
There are, alas, not nearly enough theologians today of whom one could say that their publishing a new book is an event of some significance. (The philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre once acidly observed that “if I were God, I do not think that I would want to be studied by most contemporary theologians,” given that “the general intellectual level of theological argument is perhaps lower than at any time since the tenth century.”)
Happily, however, although Walter Kasper’s words command attention . . .