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By Junius Johnson

As one of many pillars of the nouvelle theologie flow, a first-rate impression upon the second one Vatican Council, and one of many few figures to accomplish a full-scale multi-volume systematics, Hans Urs von Balthasar is absolutely one of many towering figures of twentieth-century theology. beforehand, the structural undergirding of von Balthasar’s major contribution, a weighty 15-volume, three-part “triptych” dogmatics, has now not been assessed. during this quantity, the writer offers an research of von Balthasar’s paintings in dogmatics and gives the structural linchpin for realizing the total of this large (and vastly very important) systematic theology through reconstructing the metaphysics of von Balthasar. Taking the individual of Jesus Christ because the metaphysical place to begin, the venture highlights the elemental connections to key doctrinal, ancient, and philosophical concerns. this can be a severe quantity for professors, students, and scholars in systematic theology, philosophical theology, and the research of twentieth-century Catholic and Protestant theology and history.

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