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Published: 07 May 2009

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780199229642

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Nouvelle Théologie and Sacramental Ontology

A Return to Mystery

Hans Boersma

  • Engages with a crucial debate in contemporary Catholicism and offers a new argument for the coherence and motivation of nouvelle théologie and the ressourcement movement
  • Covers the theology of the most significant figures of the nouvelle théologie: Henri de Lubac, Jean Daniélou, Henri Bouillard, Hans Urs von Balthasar, Marie-Dominique Chenu, and Yves Congar
  • Describes the 19th- and 20th-century thinkers behind the movement (Möhler, Blondel, Maréchal, Rousselot)
  • Provides a valuable resource for contemporary ecumenical studies
  • Highlights the attempt of the nouvelle theologians to overcome the dualism of modernity through their approach to the nature-supernatural relationship.

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