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The Word Has Been Abroad: A Guide Through Balthasar's Aesthetics

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The publication of Hans Urs von Balthasar's seven-volume The Glory of the Lord established von Balthasar as one of the greatest and most influential Catholic theologians of the twentieth-century.
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Published January 1st 2001 by T. & T. Clark Publishers (first published June 1st 1998)
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Jul 30, 2013 Steve rated it really liked it
Hard to understand guide to an even harder to understand 7 volume monument. I think I have an idea of what he was saying for 3500 odd pages in the original-that- I-will-never-read.
Some memorable sections.
Plus the idea of a whole systematic theology from the view of aesthetics is appealing.
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John Christopher "Aidan" Nichols O.P., S.T.M. (born 17 September 1948) is an English academic and Catholic priest.

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