The commemorative volumes of the Gregorianum () and Com munio ( English, ) around the 50th anniversary of Henri de Lubac’s. Surnaturel· and the. For others, de Lubac’s writings on nature and grace represent a “distortion of the Catholic University of America Press, ); Surnaturel: Une controverse au. Winter Nature and Grace in Henri de Lubac: From Surnaturel to Le mystere du surnaturel. Bruno Forte · Email · Print. This article can be found in the.

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Lists with This Book. De Lubac stated in later years that the book had taken sufficient shape by to be ready for review; the nihil obstat was granted in February Unpublished Conferences on Renewal in the Postconciliar Period.

Apr 20, Peter Bradley rated it it was amazing Shelves: Joy Patton rated it really liked it Mar 24, And there is no one lhbac able to discuss these themes than von Balthasar, a master of theology in his own right and de Lubac’s lubca friend for over fifty years. Henri de Lubac addresses such questions with his usual profound erudition. This book is truly graceful in so many senses of that word.

Macierowski, advances the effort surnwturel make de Lubac’s major study accessible to the widest possible audience. A Brief Introductionby Peter J. Available now for the first time in English, this long-sought-after second volume of Medieval Exegesis, translated by E.

Thomas, with medieval approaches to the issue of the supernatural, and with contemporary implications of the issue.

Au takes an interdisciplinary approach comprised of church history, ritual theory, and theology of culture to examine systematically the countercultural functions of the Eucharist interpreted by three modern theologians, Henri de Lubac, John Zizioulas, and Miroslav Volf, representing the Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant traditions respectively.


Between Apocalypse and Eschaton: An excellent book for seminary students or young theologians. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Human being radiates with divine purpose. But are these outdated, sentimental expressions? However, paper shortages prevented publication.

Our “Holy Mother the Church” is a traditional way of speaking among Catholics. More Paradoxes by Henri de Lubac. The book offers a double benefit, for in it we get a glimpse of two great contemporary theologians—de Lubac and von Balthasar. Book titles OR Journal titles. The Four Senses of Scripture, Vol. Ignatius Press January 1, After World War II, de Lubac’s writings increasingly focused on the theology of history and eschatology.

The Mystery of the Supernatural by Henri de Lubac

His reflections on his life and writings are captured in his book, At the Service of surnatursl Church: In luvac second way, there is de Lubac’s influence on how the history of theology is read and understood, and what we understand its possibilities to be. French Jesuit Henri de Lubac — was arguably the most revolutionary theologian of the twentieth century.

De Lubac argues that this unified vision began to unravel in the thought of theologians such as Denys the Carthusian and, more pertinently, Cajetan. The development of the book itself, though, was greatly hindered by the war.

Though Bible surnafurel from the Sjrnaturel era on have criticized such allegorizing as part of the “naivete of the Middle Ages,” de Lubac insists that a full understanding of this ancient Christian exegesis provides important insights for us today.


Affirmation of such a state, argued de Lubac, overlooked the decisive difference between the created human spirit and other natures. He also has a section on Christian resistance to Nazism and anti-semitism, as well as two sections on the thought and writings of several important modern spiritual writers.

De Lubac and his work, crowned by Surnaturel, turn out to be pivotal, I think, in three ways. In Corpus Mysticum de Lubac investigates a particular understanding of the relation of the church to the eucharist.

The Mystery of the Supernatural

This is the second Volume of De Lubac’s Notebooks, which trace the two years of preparation, the four conciliar sessions, and the three periods between sessions. Several weeks ago I was inspired to read ed, and I am very glad to have done so, although at some points I had to really force myself through it. Getting started with the work of Henri de Lubac, S. Books by Henri de Lubac.

Eerdmans September 1, Maria in Domnica, February 2, surnaturdl This book, which is one of the most important theological books of the 20th Century, is a difficult read.


The Splendor of the Church is, in a sense, a personal testimony of the great theologian’s humility and love of the Church of Christ. This carefully edited collection of essays will be met with gratitude across the theological spectrum. Excerpt from Meet Henri de Lubac: