Archives For Hans Urs von Balthasar


Today is the Feast of
St. Gregory of Nyssa (c. 335-c.395)…

I’ve been digging into his work recently, especially his theology of the Trinity, and this book by Hans Urs von Balthasar…

Presence and Thought: Essay on the Religious Philosophy of Gregory of Nyssa
Hans Urs von Balthasar

Paperback: Ignatius Press, 1995
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I’ve been particularly been fascinated by von Balthasar’s understanding of history as described in this passage…
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“Whoever removes the Cross and its interpretation by the New Testament from the center, in order to replace it, for example, with the social commitment of Jesus to the oppressed as a new center, no longer stands in continuity with the apostolic faith.”
-Hans Urs von Balthasar
who was born on this date in 1905

Poem of the Day:
Earth’s Answer
William Blake,
who died on this date, 1727

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God Does Not…: Entertain, Play “Matchmaker,” Hurry
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The Wake Up Call – August 12, 2014