J. Peter Pham

J. Peter Pham

About J. Peter Pham

J. Peter Pham is Director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC. He previously held an academic appointment as tenured Associate Professor of Justice Studies, Political Science, and Africana Studies at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Hans Urs von Balthasar: A Noble Spirit

By |2016-12-29T10:44:59-06:00December 17th, 2016|Categories: Books, Christian Humanism, Christianity, Featured, Hans Urs von Balthasar|

Shortly before his death, Hans Urs von Balthasar addressed the question posed by many of those disconcerted by the large number of his books: Where must one start to understand him?… Tragedy Under Grace: Reinhold Schneider on the Experience of the West, by Hans Urs von Balthasar, (San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 1997) Hans Urs [...]

Uniting Faith and Culture: Hans Urs von Balthasar

By |2019-08-08T10:06:22-06:00March 28th, 2016|Categories: Christianity, Culture, Faith, Featured, Freedom, Hans Urs von Balthasar, Timeless Essays, Western Civilization|

Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords readers the opportunity to join J. Peter Pham as he describes how Hans Urs von Balthasar spent his life and work uniting faith and culture. —W. Winston Elliott III, Publisher There are a number of reasons why it could be said, albeit from different perspectives, that the [...]

Uniting Faith and Culture: Hans Urs von Balthasar

By |2019-07-15T23:00:01-06:00July 14th, 2013|Categories: Christianity, Communio, Culture, Faith, Featured, Hans Urs von Balthasar|Tags: |

Hans Urs von Balthasar There are a number of reasons why it could be said, albeit from different perspectives, that the Swiss theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905–1988) occupies a unique place among the great thinkers of the twentieth century.[1] From the point of view of sheer literary volume, he is almost [...]