Download PDF by Christopher D. Denny: A Generous Symphony: Hans Urs von Balthasar's Literary

By Christopher D. Denny

ISBN-10: 1451487959

ISBN-13: 9781451487954

Hans Urs von Balthasar, one of many preeminent theologians of Roman Catholic theology within the glossy period, built a theological international suffused by way of the literary, a imaginative and prescient carried throughout over sixteen volumes of his magnum opus. A beneficiant Symphony deals a balanced appraisal of Balthasar’s literary success and explicates Balthasar’s literary feedback as a particular theology of revelation, which deals chances for knowing how divine presence could be manifested open air the canonical obstacles of Christian culture. The constitution of A beneficiant Symphony is a chronological presentation of the Balthasarian canon of ingenious literature, which permits readers to work out how social and ancient pursuits advisor Balthasar’s readings within the pre-Christian, medieval, and smooth eras. whereas different books have tested the systematic theology of Balthasar, this e-book will research the real query of the way scholars of literature, like Balthasar, might be remodeled into theologians via getting to the implicit presence of Christ in what Gerard Manley Hopkins’ poem “As kingfishers capture hearth . . .” known as “the 10000 places.” Balthasar’s deep funding within the forte of Christian revelation is underlined, whereas, even as, his aesthetic sympathies reason him to speculate literature with ‘quasi-sacramental’ status.

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