Hans Urs von Balthasar

RGT6581HF  L0101
Offered in Fall 2010  ·  Previously offered in Fall 2009 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

Inspiring and profound are terms often attributed to the theology of von Balthasar. Benedict XVI said of his work, "His theological reflection maintains intact, to this day, a profound timeliness and leads many to penetrate ever more into the profoundity of the mystery of faith". This course begins an exploration of his work. There is consideration of the Trilogy: Herrlichkeit, Theo-Drama and Theo-Logic; the influence of Ignatius Loyola and Adrienne von Speyr; and the place of Mary. Not a course for the faint-hearted, von Balthasar's work is at times dense and complex but the rewards are beyond price. Prerequisite: one year of theology, at least three theology courses. Lectures, seminar discussions, student presentations, one short paper and a research paper.

Basic Degree students enrol in RGT3581HF.

Schedule: Wednesday, 9:00 to 11:00
Instructors: Gill Goulding
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 22
Enrollment Notes: Enrolment limit includes RGT3581H & RGT6581H.

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