skip to content
The Cambridge companion to Hans Urs von Balthasar Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The Cambridge companion to Hans Urs von Balthasar

Author: Edward T Oakes; David Moss
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: Cambridge companions to religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905-1988) is one of the most prolific, creative and wide-ranging theologians of the twentieth century who is just now coming to prominence. But because of his own daring speculations about the meaning of Christ's descent into hell after the crucifixion, about the uniqueness of Christ as saviour of a pluralistic world, and because he draws so many of his resources for his theology from  Read more...
You are not connected to the Tyndale University network. Access to online content and services may require you to authenticate with your library. Off Campus Access Login
Getting this item's online copy... Getting this item's online copy...

Find a copy in the library

Getting this item's location and availability... Getting this item's location and availability...


Find it in libraries globally
Worldwide libraries own this item


Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Hans Urs von Balthasar; Hans Urs von Balthasar; Hans Urs von Balthasar; Hans Urs von Balthasar
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward T Oakes; David Moss
ISBN: 0521814677 9780521814676 0521891477 9780521891479 9781139000024 1139000020
OCLC Number: 54007328
Description: xviii, 282 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Revelation / Larry Chapp --
Christology / Mark A. McIntosh --
Balthasar and the trinity / Rowan Williams Archbishop of Canterbury --
For the life of the world: Hans Urs von Balthasar on the Church as Eucharist / Nicholas Healy, David L. Schindler --
Balthasar and the figure of Mary / Lucy Gardner --
The saints / David Moss --
One sex or two? Balthasar's theology of the sexes / Corrinne Crammer --
Eschatology / Geoffrey Wainwright --
The theological aesthetics / Oliver Davies --
The theo-drama / Ben Quash --
The theo-logic / Aiden Nichols --
Balthasar's biblical hermeneutics / W.T. Dickens --
Balthasar's reading of the Church Fathers / Brian E. Daley --
Balthasar's literary criticism / Ed Block, Jr --
Balthasar and metaphysics / Fergus Kerr --
Balthasar and Karl Barth / John Webster --
Balthasar and Karl Rahner / Karen Kilby --
Envoi: the future of Balthasarian theology / Edward T. Oakes.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to religion.
Other Titles: Hans Urs von Balthasar
Responsibility: edited by Edward T. Oakes and David Moss.
Local System Bib Number:


This Companion brings together a wide range of theologians both to outline and to assess the work of Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905-1988), one of the most prolific and creative theologians of the  Read more...
Retrieving notes about this item Retrieving notes about this item


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'This is a gem of a collection with seventeen scholarly essays on a wide variety of issues introducing a reliable road map to the corpus of von Balthasar and taking us on guided tours of select Read more...

User-contributed reviews


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.