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Love Alone Is Credible:
Hans Urs von Balthasar
as Interpreter of the Catholic Tradition
A conference honoring the work of Hans Urs von Balthasar
on the 100th Anniversary of his birth.
Lansdowne Resort and Conference Center
Lansdowne, Virginia (Dulles Airport)
The Knights of Columbus
The Our Sunday Visitor Institute
Conference proceedings are available from Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Thursday, April 14, 2005
Session 1: Introduction
Friday, April 15, 2005
- David L. Schindler
- Roch Kereszty, O.Cist.: "The Eucharist and Mission in the Theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar"
Session 2, continued:Saturday, April 16, 2005
- Adrian Walker: "Hans Urs von Balthasar as a Master of Theological Renewal"
Session 3: What does Triunity "add" to the reality of God - and to the structure of the cosmos?
- Michael Hanby
- Antonio López, F.S.C.B.
- Richard Schenk, O.P.
Session 4: Causality and the metaphysics of gift
- Martin Bieler
- Kenneth L. Schmitz
Session 5: Motion and the body: does "love make the world go round"?
- Stephen Fields, S.J.
- José Granados, D.C.J.M.
- Simon Oliver
Session 6: The nature of rationality: does love trump reason?
- Laurence Paul Hemming
- Cyril O'Regan
- D. C. Schindler
Sunday, April 17, 2005
- Jacques Servais, S.J.: "Hans Urs von Balthasar as Interpreter of the Catholic Tradition" (final version)
- Juan M. Sara: "Decensus ad inferos", Dawn of Hope. Aspects of the Theology of Holy Saturday in the Trilogy of Hans Urs von Balthasar"
Session 8: Movement toward God: the relation of natural and supernatural love, of eros and agape
- David S. Crawford
- Margaret H. McCarthy
Session 9: Being fruitful: personal agency and communio
- Romanus Cessario, O.P.
- Stefan Oster, S.D.B.
- Emmanuel Tourpe
Session 10: Immutability, eschatology: "Was hat Gott von der Welt?" "Dare we hope that all will be saved?"
- Peter Casarella
- Matthew Lamb
- Nicholas Healy
Session 11: Morality, cosmology, and culture: what is moralism?
- Frederick Bauerschmidt
- Livio Melina
- Tracey Rowland
Session 12: Can a Christian be a democrat? A (devoted) member of the polis in a time of war?
- Roberto Graziotto
- V. Bradley Lewis
- William Portier
Session 13: The bio-techne of love: can we speak of a generous cosmos?
- Edward T. Oakes, S.J.
- David L. Schindler