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Balthasar, Hans Urs von, 1905-1988

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Personal name headingBalthasar, Hans Urs von, 1905-1988
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Variant(s)Balthasar, H. U. von (Hans Urs), 1905-1988
Von Balthasar, Hans Urs, 1905-1988
Associated placeVienna (Austria)
Berlin (Germany)
Zurich (Switzerland)
Birth date1905-08-12
Death date1988-06-26
Place of birthLucerne (Switzerland)
Place of deathBasel (Switzerland)
Field of activityTheology
AffiliationCatholic Church
Universität Wien
Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin
Universität Zürich
Community of St. John
Profession or occupationTheologians Priests
Found inApokalypse der deutschen seele ... 1937, c1939.
Le cardinal Henri de Lucac ... c1983: t.p. (H.U. von Balthasar)
Saward, J. The mysteries of March, c1990: CIP t.p. (Hans Urs von Balthasar) galley (d. 6/26/1988)
La triple exégèse de la révélation chez Hans Urs von Balthasar, 2012
Encyclopaedia Britannica website, September 17, 2020: (Hans Urs von Balthasar; born August 12, 1905, Lucerne, Switzerland; died June 26, 1988, Basel; Swiss Roman Catholic theologian; studied philosophy at the Universities of Vienna, Berlin, and Zürich, earning a Ph.D. from the latter in 1929; ordained a priest in 1936 and entered the Jesuit order in 1939; served as a chaplain at the University of Basel (1940-1948) before leaving the Jesuits in 1950 to direct a Catholic organization (the Community of St. John, a secular institute) he had founded in Basel five years earlier with the Christian mystic Adrienne von Speyr)
Ignatius Press website, September 17, 2020: (Hans Urs von Balthasar; born 1905; died June 26, 1988; Swiss theologian, considered to be one of the most important Catholic intellectuals and writers of the twentieth century; died one day before he was to be made a cardinal by Pope John Paul II)
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