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The Cambridge Companion to Hans Urs von Balthasar
     

The Cambridge Companion to Hans Urs von Balthasar

by Edward T. Oakes, S. J. (Editor), David Moss (Editor)
 

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Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905-1988) is one of the most prolific, creative and wide-ranging theologians of the twentieth century who is only now coming into prominence. Because of his range of competencies and the volume of his output, Balthasar has never been an easily-categorized theologian. This Companion brings together a wide range of theologians who assess his

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Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905-1988) is one of the most prolific, creative and wide-ranging theologians of the twentieth century who is only now coming into prominence. Because of his range of competencies and the volume of his output, Balthasar has never been an easily-categorized theologian. This Companion brings together a wide range of theologians who assess his work which ranks with that of Origen, John Calvin, and Karl Barth.

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"An altogether excellent introduction to an important thinker." Theology Today

"As a whole, the book makes a much more effective case in presenting Balthasar as substantive, original, inspiring and at time flawed."
Gerry O'Hanlon, S.J. Theological Studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521814676
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2004
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Religion Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Edward T. Oakes is Chester and Margaret Paluch Professor of Theology at the University of St Mary of the Lake. He is the author of the book Pattern of Redemption: The Theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar (1996).

Reverend David Moss is Director of Studies at St Stephen's House, Oxford.

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