Hans Urs von Balthasar

Course Code: RGT6581HS 

Instructor

Schedule

Winter 2018
Wednesday 9:00 – 11:00 

Credits

1.0

Course Description

Inspiring and profound are terms often attributed to the theology of von Balthasar. Benedict XVI said of his work, “His theological reflection maintains intact, to this day, a profound timeliness and leads many to penetrate ever more into the profoundity of the mystery of faith”. This course begins an exploration of his work. There is consideration of the Trilogy: Herrlichkeit, Theo-Drama and Theo-Logic; the influence of Ignatius Loyola and Adrienne von Speyr; and the place of Mary. Not a course for the faint-hearted, von Balthasar’s work is at times dense and complex but the rewards are beyond price.

Course Objectives

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Course Schedule

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