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It seems to work like this: when something takes your attention, really grabs you, you take it in. Karl Rahner in Spirit in the World, studying Thomistic epistemology, divides his work into two parts, sense and understanding. He says that sense is reciprocal, and this claim finally makes sense to me, twenty years later, after two readings, from the ...

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