The Theology of Henri De Lubac: An Overview

The Theology of Henri De Lubac An Overview Hans Urs von Balthasar Hans Urs von Balthasar prepared this overview of the theology and spirituality of Henri de Lubac whom he calls friend and master on the occasion of the latters s eightieth bir

  • Title: The Theology of Henri De Lubac: An Overview
  • Author: Hans Urs von Balthasar
  • ISBN: 9780898703504
  • Page: 140
  • Format: Paperback
  • Hans Urs von Balthasar Hans Urs von Balthasar prepared this overview of the theology and spirituality of Henri de Lubac, whom he calls friend and master, on the occasion of the latters s eightieth birthday Beginning with personal reflections drawn from the then unpublished pages of memoirs which de Lubac placed in his hands, von Balthasar offers a review of all the majoHans Urs von Balthasar Hans Urs von Balthasar prepared this overview of the theology and spirituality of Henri de Lubac, whom he calls friend and master, on the occasion of the latters s eightieth birthday Beginning with personal reflections drawn from the then unpublished pages of memoirs which de Lubac placed in his hands, von Balthasar offers a review of all the major works of de Lubac Von Balthasar illustrates here the wonderful synthetic power for which he is justly known bringing the range as well as the organic unity of de Lubac s work clearly into view The main themes of that work remain as important now as when de Lubac first took them up perhaps even important And there is no one better able to discuss these themes than von Balthasar, a master of theology in his own right and de Lubac s great friend for over fifty years Co published with Communio Books Von Balthasar provides us with an astonishing summary of the massive theological output of Henri de Lubac Perhaps it would not be an exaggeration to say that here we have one theological giant synthesizing the ecclesiocentric thought of another giant The book offers a double benefit, for in it we get a glimpse of two great contemporary theologians de Lubac and von Balthasar Fr Kenneth Baker, S.J Editor, Homiletic and Pastoral Review Table of Contents Abbreviations Preface Perspective Catholicisme The Two Atheisms Western Atheism Eastern Atheism The Newness of Christ Surnaturel The Senses of Scripture Evolution and Omega Creature and Paradix The Church Conclusion

    One thought on “The Theology of Henri De Lubac: An Overview”

    1. At this point, Hans Urs von Balthasar gave me enough scraps to start with my research. A great overview, indeed.

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