Yves Congar

Dominican priest and cardinal (1904–1995)

Yves Marie-Joseph Congar, O.P. (13 April 1904 – 22 June 1995), was a French Dominican friar, Catholic priest and theologian.

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  • Seen as a whole, the direction of theological thinking has been characterized by a transference away from attention to the being per se of supernatural realities, and toward attention to their relationship with man, with the world, and with the problems and the affirmations of all those who for us represent the others.
    • Situation et tâches (1967), p. 27, as cited in Theology of Liberation (1973), pp. 7-8

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