The Systematic Thought of Hans Urs von Balthasar

The Systematic Thought of Hans Urs von Balthasar

An Irenaean Retrieval

Is there a single driving force unifying the diverse writings of Hans Urs von Balthasar? Kevin Mongrain points to von Balthasar’s retrieval of Irenaeus of Lyons. In Irenaeus, von Balthasar found inspiration for a genuinely Christian theology that resists the recurring danger of gnosticism while honoring the Mystery of God.

9780824519278
Trade paper; 2002; English
256 pages, 6 x 9 1/4
$29.95