Item description for Theo-Drama: Theological Dramatic Theory : The Last Act (Vol 5) by Hans Urs Von Balthasar...
This is the final volume of this series on "theological dramatic theory" by the great 20th century theologian Balthasar. This series is the second part of Balthasar's trilogy on the good, the beautiful and the true which is his major work. The first series in the trilogy is The Glory of the Lord, and following this Theo-Drama series will be Theo-Logic.
In this series "the good" has been the focus. Balthasar maintains that it is in the theater that man attempts a kind of transcendence to observe and to judge his own truth about himself. He sees the phenomenon of theater as a source of fruitfulness for theological reflection on the cosmic drama that involves earth and heaven. This fifth volume is trinitarian, focusing on the mystery of God. He draws heavily on Scripture and many passages from the works of the mystic Adrienne von Spyer. Some of the topics covered include "A Christian Eschatology," "The World is from the Trinity," "Earth moves Heavenward," "The Final Act: A Trinitarian Drama."
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Studio: Ignatius Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.72" Width: 5.84" Height: 1.46" Weight: 1.6 lbs.
Release Date Mar 3, 2003
Publisher Ignatius Press
Series Theo-Drama - Theological Dramati
Series Number 5
ISBN 0898706890 ISBN13 9780898706895
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More About Hans Urs Von Balthasar
Hans Urs von Balthasar was the author of innumerable theological works including The Glory of the Lord (T&T Clark). He was also the spiritual leader of a religious community in Basel, Switzerland. Robert J. Daly, S.J., Emeritus Professor of Theology at Boston College, is the author of Christian Sacrifice" and The Origins of the Christian Doctrine of Sacrifice. "His recent articles, mostly in Theological Studies," have focused on Eucharist, sacrifice, and atonement.
Hans Urs Von Balthasar was born in 1905 and died in 1988.