All Blog Posts With Tag: Hans Urs Von Balthasar

Karl Barth was in his early thirties and a country pastor in Safenwil, Switzerland when he wrote the first edition of his landmark commentary The Epistle to the Romans (Der Romerbrief, 1919). Barth did not have any advanced theological degrees when he wrote Romans, and he wrote it while ministering to blue collar […]
I've read over 500 theology books in the last ten years. (Some people read these many books every year!) Of all these books, there are fifteen books that stand apart as guideposts in my journey of exploration in theology. I don't recommend all of these books today, but these books […]
The Top 5 Posts of 2014: 1. A Letter from Jürgen Moltmann A personal letter that I received from Moltmann answering questions on how to apply the Crucified God for pastoring parents who have lost young children. 2. Karl Barth's Letter to Jürgen Moltmann and related correspondences Barth's full correspondence with Moltmann. 3. Karl Barth's Doctrine of […]
Hans Urs Von Balthasar Hans Urs Von Balthasar's short book, Dare We Hope: That All Men May Be Saved (With A Short Discourse On Hell), is an excellent introduction into the question Universal Salvation. Balthasar argues that Hell is a 'real possibility', however, there is good reason to hope that in the end, […]