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Scattering the Seed: A Guide Through Balthasar's Early Writings on Philosophy and the Arts
     

Scattering the Seed: A Guide Through Balthasar's Early Writings on Philosophy and the Arts

by Aidan Nichols
 

The theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar, whose genius is now generally recognized, has its origins in his early investigations of philosophy and the arts, which this book lays out in full for the first time. This book will enable English-speaking readers for the first time to come to terms with Balthasar's relation to European - especially German - philosophy and

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The theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar, whose genius is now generally recognized, has its origins in his early investigations of philosophy and the arts, which this book lays out in full for the first time. This book will enable English-speaking readers for the first time to come to terms with Balthasar's relation to European - especially German - philosophy and literature. It is the only way readers can gain a comprehensive overview of a huge and complex output crucial to his later work. Aidan Nichols is a Dominican of Blackfriars Cambridge who has published some thirty books in various areas of historical and dogmatic theology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813214603
Publisher:
Catholic University of America Press
Publication date:
04/28/2006
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Aidan Nichols entered the Dominican Order in
1970, and has since worked in Edinburgh, Oslo, Rome and Cambridge, where he now lives. His other publications include The Art of God Incarnate and The Shape of Catholic Theology, among others.

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