Hans Urs von Balthasar and the Critical Appropriation of by Jennifer Newsome Martin

By Jennifer Newsome Martin

In Hans Urs von Balthasar and the serious Appropriation of Russian non secular idea, Jennifer Newsome Martin deals the 1st systematic remedy and review of the Swiss Catholic theologian’s advanced relation to fashionable speculative Russian non secular philosophy. Her optimistic research proceeds via Balthasar’s severe reception of Vladimir Soloviev, Nicholai Berdyaev, and Sergei Bulgakov with admire to theological aesthetics, fable, eschatology, and Trinitarian discourse and examines how Balthasar adjudicates either the chances and the boundaries of theological appropriation, specifically contemplating the measure to which those Russian thinkers were encouraged through German Idealism and Romanticism. Martin argues that Balthasar’s inventive reception and modulation of the concept of those Russian philosophers is indicative of a huge speculative tendency in his paintings that merits extra consciousness. during this admire, Martin consciously demanding situations the present view of Balthasar as a essentially conservative or nostalgic philosopher. In her dialogue of the relation among culture and theological hypothesis, Martin additionally attracts upon the understudied relation among Balthasar and F. W. J. Schelling, specifically as Schelling's type of Idealism was once handed down in the course of the Russian thinkers. In doing so, she persuasively recasts Balthasar as an ecumenical, creatively anti-nostalgic theologian hospitable to the richness of contributions from extra-magisterial and non-Catholic sources.

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