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Hans Urs von Balthasar -- but arguably one of the most important.
We know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, and that if we persevere in that love, nothing whatever can separate us from Christ (cf.
He hopes all will be saved, not because all deserve Heaven, but rather because all will come to know the great mercy and forgiveness of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
Hans Urs Von Balthasar writes this book fundamentally on the subject of hope. What may we, as Christians, hope for? Read morePublished 11 months ago by TRH
Balthasar has become my favorite theologian. His treatment of this question is honest and thoroughly true to scripture and tradition. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Angela Emmans
This book is only controversial, for the reader, if one wishes to judge immediately, the creatures/neighbors, who think differently. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Ronald Hunsucker
Von Balthasar gives an excellent overview of Christian theologians' perspectives across Church history on divine judgment and Salvation. Readable and clear.Published 15 months ago by KDH
Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905-1988) was a Swiss Catholic theologian and priest, who had been nominated by John Paul II to become a cardinal, but he died two days before his... Read morePublished on May 22, 2012 by Steven H. Propp
This was a great book which helped me clarify my position on this important doctrine which directly bears on the issue of salvation, eschatology, and the Gospel itself. Read morePublished on June 25, 2009 by Ronald C. Payne
Good, short read. von Balthasar is clear to make the distinction between hope for all men and universalism. Read morePublished on September 19, 2008 by Bobby Bambino
"... God may inflict suffering upon us, both in this life and after our death; but always He does this out of tender love and with a positive purpose, as to cleanse us from our... Read morePublished on February 10, 2008 by TheoGnostus
_Dare We Hope "That All Men Be Saved?" With a Short Discourse on Hell_ is an English translation of two of the more controversial writings of the Swiss theologian Hans Urs Von... Read morePublished on November 4, 2007 by New Age of Barbarism