Read This Book!

Posted April 20, 2017 9:43 pm by Regis Martin

Read This Book!

It has been quite a while – thirty years or so – since I first began regaling my students, on a regular basis, with long, lapidary passages lifted from Henri de Lubac’s The Splendor of the Church (1953), a work of profound, unsurpassed even, insight and beauty into the mystery of Christ’s Bride and Body.
De Lubac was an impeccably orthodox Jesuit theologian, a man whose great learning and loyalty were always at the service of the Church he loved. The book quickly achieved the status of a classic, especially in the English-speaking world where a translation soon appeared in 1956

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