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The glory of the Lord : a theological aesthetics

Author: Hans Urs von Balthasar; Joseph Fessio; John Riches
Publisher: San Francisco : Ignatius Press ; New York : Crossroad Publications, 1983-1991.
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Balthasar, Hans Urs von, 1905-1988.
Glory of the Lord.
San Francisco : Ignatius Press ; New York : Crossroad Publications, 1983-1991
(OCoLC)644074774
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Urs von Balthasar; Joseph Fessio; John Riches
ISBN: 0898700310 9780898700312 0898702496 9780898702491
OCLC Number: 9112102
Notes: Translation of: Herrlichkeit.
Description: 7 volumes ; 23 cm
Contents: V. 1: Seeing the form --
Pt 1: The introduction --
Pt. 2: The subjective evidence --
The light of faith --
The experience of faith --
Pt. 3: The objective evidence --
The need for an objective form of revelation --
The form of revelation --
Christ the centre of the form of revelation --
The mediation of the form --
The attestation of the form --
Eschatological reduction --
V. 2: Studies in theological style: clerical style --
Irenaeus --
Augustine --
Denys --
Anselm --
Bonaventure --
V. 3: Studies in theological style: lay styles --
Dante --
St John of the Cross --
Pascal --
Hamann --
Soloviev --
Hopkins --
Péguy --
V. 4: The realm of metaphysics in antiquity --
Pt. 1: Laying the foundations --
Myth --
Philosophy --
Religion --
Pt. 2: Elaborations --
The theological apriori of the philosophy of beauty --
V. 5: The realm of metaphysics in the modern age --
Elaborations --
The aesthetics of transcendental reason --
Our inheritance and the Christian task --
The site of glory in metaphysics --
Love as custodian of glory --
V. 6: Theology: the old covenant --Pt. 1: God's glory and man --
Glory --
The image --
Grace and covenant --
Pt. 2: The stairway of obedience --
The broken covenant --
The obedience of the prophets --
Pt. 3: The long twilight --
Theologia gloriae --
The present day without glory --
Argumentia ex prophetia --
V. 7: Theology: the new covenant --
Pt. 1: Verbum caro factum --
Pt 2: Vidimus gloriam eius --
Pt. 3: In laudem gloriae.
Other Titles: Herrlichkeit.
Responsibility: by Hans Urs von Balthasar ; translated by Erasmo Leiva-Merikakis ; edited by Joseph Fessio and John Riches.

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Balthasar's finest work!

by frslider (WorldCat user published 2006-08-30) Excellent Permalink
I have been reading through Balthasar's 7 volumes for several years now. I read Vol I three times. I began an indepth search for more meaningful prayer about 20 years ago and someone recommended "The Glory of the Lord." I am sure it is the most important work on contemplative prayer written in the...
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