Glory of the Lord VOL 6: Theology: The Old Covenant

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A&C Black, Jan 1, 1991 - Religion - 444 pages
initiates von Balthasar's study of the biblical vision and understanding of God's glory. Starting with the theopanies of the Patriarchal period, it shows how such glory is most fully expressed in the graciousness of the Covenant relationship between God and Israel.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
A GLORY
31
The Divine I
51
Cosmic Liturgy
74
B THE IMAGE
87
To be a World Before God
104
GRACE AND COVENANT
144
Existence Outside Oneself
178
Jeremiah
256
Ezekiel
264
Liturgies of Lament
277
DeuteroIsaiah
291
A THEOLOGIA GLORIAE
301
Glory Above
321
Glory Anticipated
344
B THE PRESENT DAY WITHOUT GLORY
365

A THE BROKEN COVENANT
215
B THE OBEDIENCE OF THE PROPHETS
225
Early Prophecy
231
Amos and Hosea
237
Isaiah
246
The Speech Event
375
The Blood Event
388
ARGUMENTIA EX PROPHETIA
402
CONCLUSION
415
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About the author (1991)

Hans Urs von Balthasar was the author of innumerable theological works including The Glory of the Lord (T&T Clark). He was also the spiritual leader of a religious community in Basel, Switzerland.

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