Death and dying are inseparably linked with life. They are self-evident and at the same time cannot be grasped by reason alone they are ordinary, and yet so incredible. In these meditations, the acclaimed theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar investigates this great mystery. He asks about the contradiction, inherent in all men, of wishing to achieve something imperishable in transitoriness and gives an answer culled from the Scriptures and from the Church Fathers. In looking at this contradiction that appears to be ...

Life Out of Death: Meditations on the Paschal Mystery 2012, Ignatius Press

ISBN-13: 9781586171445

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