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Balthasar, Hans Urs von 1905-1988

Overview
Works: 2,138 works in 7,351 publications in 9 languages and 75,168 library holdings
Genres: Meditations  History  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Creator, Other, Contributor, Honoree, Dedicatee, Commentator, Collaborator, Writer of accompanying material, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Correspondent, pre, Interviewer
Classifications: BX4827.B3, 230
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The theology of Karl Barth by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

57 editions published between 1951 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Theology of Karl Barth shows how a rethinking of basic issues in fundamental theology--concerning the relation of nature and grace, philosophy and theology, the "analogy of being" and the "analogy of faith"--Might lead to a rapprochement between the two great rivers of Christianity, without compromising the center of gravity of either. In the process the book makes a major contribution to renewed understanding of Christianity in a secularized modern world
The God question and modern man by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

74 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prayer by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

65 editions published between 1955 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The von Balthasar reader by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

30 editions published between 1980 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A theology of history by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

26 editions published between 1950 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love alone by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

49 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this newly translated book, von Balthasar delves deeper into this exploration of what love means, what comprises the divine love of God, and how we must become lovers of God in the footsteps of saints like Francis de Sales, John of the Cross and Therese of Lisieux."
Mysterium Paschale : the mystery of Easter by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

35 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glory of the Lord : a theological aesthetics by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A theological anthropology by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and German and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is not intended as a comprehensive treatise on the theology of man in history. A few main themes are dealt with in a cyclic way, with the same or similar problems being touched on frequently at different levels. The problem of time--the middle and the end of time--crops up again and again, as does also the problem of open reason and revelation, the problem of Jews and pagans, etc. The questions selected are aspects of the same subject: where must we look to discover, in the fragmentariness of our existence, a tendency towards wholeness?" [Foreword]
Martin Buber & Christianity; a dialogue between Israel and the Church by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and German and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Origen, spirit and fire : a thematic anthology of his writings by Origen( Book )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2005 in English and German and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moment of Christian witness by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

65 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Balthasar puts his finger on the precise origin of all those elements in modern Christianity which see the real Jesus Christ as unknowable, the Gospels as merely the confused reflections of later Christians, and Christian tradition as a perpetuation of the mythology
Word and revelation by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and German and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Church and world by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

33 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who is a Christian? by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

43 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The title of this book, Who Is a Christian?, is a short question. In its longer form, the question would be: In the changed circumstances after the Second Vatican Council--with its theme of aggiornamento, or "updating"--What does it really mean to be a Christian today? Von Balthasar begins by acknowleding the confusion of many in the post-conciliar period. He then describes the valuable contributions of the Council in these four areas: scripture, liturgy, ecumenism, and openness to the modern world. But he also describes what could go worng, and often did go wrong, with the implementation of the Council. Finally he points out the path to genuine renewal in the personal life of the Christian and in the ways he serves the world."--Back cover
The Christian state of life by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

27 editions published between 1956 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The sole purpose of this book is to provide a comprehensive meditation on the foundations and background of St. Ignatius' contemplation on the 'call of Christ', on the answer we must give if we want 'to give great proof of our love' and on the choice explicitly demanded of us: either to follow Christ our Lord to the 'first state of life, which is that of observing the commandments', of which he has given us an example by his obedience to his parents; or to follow him to 'the second state, which is that of evangelical perfection', of which he has given us an example by leaving his family 'to devote himself exclusively to the service of his eternal Father'. And this so that we can 'arrive at perfection' -- which is, of course, the perfection of Christian love -- 'in whatever state or way of life God our Lord may grant us to choose...The goal of our meditation is to understand why this act of choosing a 'state or way of life' 'within our Holy Mother, the hierarchical Church' is possible and necessary in the first place, and why there should be any either-or since both ways are capable of leading us to the same 'perfection of love', just as the same act, viewed from different perspectives, can be either absolute or relative." [Preface]
Heart of the world by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

74 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A great Catholic theologian speaks from the heart about the Heart of Christ, in a profound and lyrical meditation on Our Lord's love for his Bride the Church
Cosmic liturgy : the universe according to Maximus the Confessor by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

37 editions published between 1941 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a powerful, attractive, religiously compelling portrait of the thought of a major Christian theologian who might, for this book, have remained only an obscure name in the handbooks of patrology. It is based on an intelligent and careful reading of Maximus's own writings. Here the history of theology has become itself a way of theological reflection
Le chrétien Bernanos by Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

36 editions published between 1954 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The analogy of beauty : the theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The glory of the Lord : a theological aesthetics
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Languages
English (301)

German (255)

French (172)

Italian (58)

Spanish (12)

Dutch (3)

Slovenian (2)

Portuguese (1)

Latin (1)

Covers
The God question and modern manPrayerThe von Balthasar readerA theology of historyLove aloneMysterium Paschale : the mystery of EasterThe glory of the Lord : a theological aestheticsA theological anthropology