Hans Urs von Balthasar: A Primer

By |2020-08-12T00:17:06-05:00October 13th, 2017|Categories: Catholicism, Christian Humanism, Christianity, Hans Urs von Balthasar, Pope Benedict XVI|

Hans Urs von Balthasar wanted to see the Church as missionary, and to reassert the beauty of the mystery at the heart of the Christian message. He sought to reinvigorate religious life and the role of the laity by reintegrating beauty and mysticism in theology. Born on 12 August 1905 in Lucerne, Switzerland, to an [...]