A journal of academic theology

Joshua R. Brotherton

Presuppositions of Balthasar’s Universalist Hope and Maritain’s Alternative Eschatological Proposal

Hans Urs von Balthasar and Jacques Maritain are both confronted by the apparent contradiction between the reality of damnation and the universal salvific will of God. While Balthasar’s understanding of grace lends itself to universalism, Maritain’s more harmonious perspective is able to avoid the pitfalls of which Balthasar is frequently criticized. Digging beneath the aporia

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