Between Apocalypse and Eschaton: History and Eternity in by Joseph S. Flipper

By Joseph S. Flipper

Between Apocalypse and Eschaton examines the systematic theology of Henri de Lubac, SJ, the most major Catholic theologians of the 20 th century. whereas a lot of the hot paintings on de Lubac facilities at the controversies surrounding his theology of the supernatural, Between Apocalypse and Eschaton argues that eschatology is the major to de Lubac’s theological undertaking and demanding to realizing the nouvelle théologie, the crowd of theologians with whom de Lubac used to be linked. on the time, intra-Catholic controversies arose round the nouvelle théologie as a part of a broader anxiousness over the lack of the everlasting in twentieth-century Europe. The German profession of France in international conflict II was once the backdrop for a renewed apocalyptic and eschatological considering between French Catholics. The nouvelle théologie generated a debate over the that means of “the finish” that used to be serious to realizing the theological, non secular, and political fissures within the postwar interval. After global battle II, de Lubac’s writings more and more fascinated with the theology of heritage and eschatology. the current paintings returns concentration to this usually missed point of de Lubac’s paintings.

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