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Articles from 1970-1979

Author

Hans Urs von Balthasar

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Title

Year

Christianity as Utopia

1970

God is Personal

1970

Is She Still Christ’s Church? The Christian Stands and Falls with Prayer

1970

The Absences of Jesus

1971

Communio – A Program

1972

A Life Held in Readiness for God

1971

The Laity and the Life of the Counsels. The Church’s Mission in the World. A Communio Book. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2003 (Reprinted with the kind permission of Ignatius Press)

Christ is the Form of Our Life. On the Theological Interpretation of the Eucharist

1970

The Eucharist: A Sacrifice of the Church?

1972

The Christian Form

1970

Who is Man?

1971

How Credible is the Church of the Future?

1971

Is Christ Beautiful?

1970

Von Balthasar Answers Boros. Reply to Questions on the Theology of the Triduum

1970

The Brother for Whom Christ Died

1970

Love in the Parish

1970

The Mass, a Sacrifice of the Church?

1970

The Spirit of Man and the Spirit of God

1971

The Three Wounds of Today’s Church

1971

Obedience in Secular Institutes

1971

Descent into Hell

1970

In the World, Yet not of it

1970

Every Christian Has a Right to Contemplative Prayer

1971

On the Theology of the Religious Vow

1971

Loving Jesus Christ

1972

Office and Existence

1972

The Three Forms of Contemporary Hope

1972

Celibate Existence Today

1973

The Cross is a Magnet

1974

Reflections on the Discernment of Spirits

1974

Faith Between Tradition and the Future

1974

The Obscuration of Beauty and the Glory of God

1975

The Gospel and Philosophy

1976

Exegesis and Dogmatic Theology

1976

“Mystery Hidden and Revealed”

1978

Christian Prayer is Prayer in the Church. A Theological Meditation

1978

On the Frontiers of Lay Life

1979

Preliminary Considerations on the Demonic

1979

A Word on Humanae Vitae

1979

On the Withdrawal of Hans Küng’s Authorization to Teach

1979

At the Source of Faith

1972

The Christian Contribution to Metaphysics

1972

Therese of Lisieux

1973

“Secular Communities” Now

1973

On Unceasing Prayer

1975

The Importance of the Topic of the “Church of Jews and Gentiles”

1976

The Experience of God in the Bible and the Fathers

1976

“God from God, Light from Light”

1977

The Man Born Blind – or the Judgment of Charity

1977

My Well-Being or Our Salvation?

1977

Waiting for God. A Radio Talk on the Second Sunday of Advent (11 December)

1977

Response to my Critics

1978

Obedience in Light of the Gospel

1978

Overcoming the Doldrums in the Church

1978

On the Death of Paul VI: The Cross Peter is Called to Bear

1978

The Grandeur of the Liturgy

1978

Do not Hold Me Fast

1979

The Achievement of Henri de Lubac

1975

Where Does Fidelity Dwell?

1976

The Kingdom of God. Three Radio Homilies

1976

Christmas – End and Beginning

1976

The Catholicity of Paul VI

1977

Current trends in catholic theology and the responsibility of the christian

1978

Catholic Meditation

1978

Palm Sunday. Radio Homily on 19 March

1978

The Church as the Presence of Christ. Radio Homily on 16 April for Bavarian Radio

1978

Is Jesus Obvious?

1978

On Priestly Spirituality

1979

The Frontiers of the Church

1972

The Communion of Saints

1972

The Relevance of Therese of Lisieux

1973

At the Heart of the Mystery

1973

Johannine Themes in the Rule of St. Benedict and their Meaning Today

1975

Christian and Non-Christian Meditation

1975

On the Feast of Corpus Christi. A Radio Homily Delivered on 17 June

1976

Mediation as Betrayal

1977

Existence as Mission: Christ and Discipleship

1977

The Priest Whom I seek

1978

Henri de Lubac: A Guide on the Paths of God

1979

Health Between Science and Wisdom

1979

Adrienne von Speyr as a Physician

1972

The Christian Faith as an Answer to the Question of Man

1972

Eternal Life and the Human Condition

1972

Beyond Action and Contemplation?

1973

The Divine and the Human in the Consecrated Life According to the Rules of the Major Orders

1975

Three Radio Homilies

1975

Spirit and Fire. An Interview With Hans Urs von Balthasar

1976

Reply to Hans Küng. An Open Letter by Hans Urs von Balthasar

1976

Adrienne Kaegi-von Speyr, 1902-1967. An Obituary (Autumn, 1967)

1976

How Weighty is the Argument from “Uninterrupted Tradition” to Justify the Male Priesthood?

1977

Augustine and the Holy Spirit

1977

The Word Thickens

1977

A Letter to a Fellow-Priest

1978

Hans Urs von Balthasar and Giovanni Testori: On Faith and Life. Interview by Robi Ronza

1979

Dwelling in the Presence of God

1979

Hans Urs von Balthasar on Theology and the Church in Europe

1979

The Transparency of the Mystery. The Life of Adrienne von Speyr

1979

Holding on to the Ungraspable One

1979

The Work of Opus Dei in Zurich

1979

There is No Collective Guilt. Is Private Confession Obsolete?

1972

Rheinischer Merkur 10 (9.iii.1973), 31

The Question of the Priesthood at the Bishops’ Synod 1971

1972

Erich Przywara

1972

An Eagle’s-Eye View of the Current Situation

1973

The Church as Caritas

1974

Institution: Where It’s Fled and Where to Find it

1975

“The Word Became Flesh.” Christmas and Adoration. A Talk on the Bavarian Radio Channel (26 December)

1977

The Conversion and Stigmatization of Adrienne von Speyr

1977

Christian prayer

1978

Pistis and gnosis

1978

A Realistic View of Our Situation in Switzerland

1978

Are there Laypeople in the Church

1979

Revue catholique internationale Communio 4/2 (Paris, 1979), 7–16 [avec le titre Faut-il des laïcs dans l’Église ?]

Ascension. Radio Homily on 24 May

1979

How Do We Come to Believe?

1972

A Heart Burning With Love. On the 100th Birthday of Therese of Lisieux (2 January, 1973)

1972

Why Christianity is Relevant Today

1973

The Timeliness of Therese

1973

Is There a “Roman Principle”?

1974

The Pope Must Endure

1974

Obedience in the Church

1974

Translator’s Remarks on Henri de Lubac’s Thoughts on the Death of Jean Cardinal Danielou

1974

Hans Urs von Balthasar on the Occasion of His Installation as Corresponding Member of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences of the Institut de France

1975

The Catholic Spirit. Remarks on the Present Situation

1975

Vicarious Representation: A Key Word of Christian Life

1976

Brief Considerations on Women’s Ordination

1977

The Parable of the Fig Tree. Radio Homily Delivered on 13 March

1977

Catholicism and the Religions

1978

Christ in His Redemptive Mission

1978

Adoration in the New Year. Radio Homily on 1 January

1979

Hans Urs von Balthasar Replies to Hans Küng

1979

The Saints in the History of the Church

1979

Resurrection

1973

World Communities, a Paradox

1974

Conversion in the New Testament

1974

Easter

1975

Gospel Radicalism

1975

The Fulfillment of Mary

1975

The Gift of Surrender

1975

The Achievement of Henri de Lubac

1976

Fragments on Suffering and Healing

1977

The Way Inwards

1977

There is No “I” in the Our Father

1978

Good Friday. Radio Homily on 24 March

1978

Mary and Church in the Work of Redemption

1978

How to Overcome the Doldrums in the Church

1978

Nothing is More Powerful than the Humility of God. On Matt 11:25-30. Radio Homily on 9 July

1978

Holy Family. Radio Homily on 31 December

1978

The Self-consciousness of Jesus

1979

The Church of Forgiveness. Radio Homily on May 20

1979

The Church of Jesus Christ is No Optional Club. How to Restore Church Unity

1979

Immaculately Conceived. Radio Homily on 8 December

1979

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