Key to Balthasar’s response to modern biblical studies is his concept of beauty ... Balthasar links beauty to human perception, and the way human beings gain knowledge. Over the past 100 years—amidst the confusion and darkness … [Read more...]
About Luke Murray
Luke Murray is a Ph.D. candidate at Ave Maria University, studying systematic and biblical theology. He is currently finishing a dissertation on Francisco de Toledo and Catholic biblical scholarship in the late 16th and early 17th centuries.
May 24, 2014 By Luke Murray
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