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Balthasar & Speyr

Overcoming the Evils of Ecclesial Division

REVERT'S ROSTRUM

Casey Chalk

January-February 2020

The robust friendship of 20th-century Swiss theologians Karl Barth and Hans Urs von Balthasar offers a different approach to ecumenical dialogue.

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The Beauty of Strife & Struggle
April 2004

We've noticed that people who are captivated by their notions of beauty can be inattentive to facts.

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In Defense of Adrienne von Speyr

REPLY TO ANNE BARBEAU GARDINER

Jacques Servais

September 2002

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An Answer to Jacques Servais

A RESPONSE

Anne Barbeau Gardiner

September 2002

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"Beauty": An Ugly Excuse for Copping Out
June 2001

Gregory Wolfe says he came to discover that modernity is more "complex" than he had thought.

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Folks, Here Are Your Orders
April 2001

Was Hans Urs von Balthasar really as goofy as his fans make him sound?

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Kant Was Wrong

Thomas W. Case

September 1986

According to Kant, we do not look upon the world as it is, but upon an appearance of the world projected by the structures of the human mind.

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Two Special Friends of God

Thomas W. Case

April 1985

Von Balthasar was influential in Adrienne von Speyr’s conversion; he was her confessor, secretary and ed­itor of her “dictations”; and her “dictations” pro­foundly influenced his theology.

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The Beauty of Holiness

Raymond T. Gawronski

January-February 1985

The Beautiful, when it is transcendent Beauty, is more properly spoken of as Glory, a distinction which renders earthly beauty a kind of metaphor of glory, yet which robs earthly beauty of none of its dignity.

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