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By Karen Kilby

The drastically prolific Swiss Roman Catholic theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905-1988) was once marginalized in the course of a lot of his existence, yet his attractiveness over the years has merely persisted to develop. He used to be stated to be the favourite theologian of John Paul II and is held in excessive esteem through Benedict XVI. it's common to listen to him often called the nice Catholic theologian of the 20 th century.

In Balthasar: A (Very) severe Introduction Karen Kilby argues that even if the low regard within which Balthasar used to be held from the Fifties to Sixties was once no longer justified, nor is the present tendency to lionize him. as a substitute, she advocates a extra balanced strategy, quite in gentle of a basic challenge in his writing, particularly, his attribute authorial voice -- an over-reaching "God's eye" standpoint that contradicts the content material of his theology.

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