Erich Przywara, S.J. (–), is one of the important Catholic intellectuals of the twentieth century. Yet, in the English-speaking world Przywara rema. Karl Barth, and the German Jesuit, Erich exchanges between these two confessional spokesmen have been regarded as the most important. In his study of metaphysics, Analogia entis, Erich Przywara presents service ( Dienst) as the link between the analogy of being and a vision of human nature as .

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Sign in to use this feature. Erich Przywara – – London: Thomas O’Meara’s portrait ofErich Przywara’s contribution to Catholic thought in Germany between the two world wars fills a significant lacuna in the English-speaking world.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Get to Know Us. In he became Jesuit. Przywara was a notable influence on eirch of the greatest Protestant and Catholic theologians of the twentieth century. Alasdair MacIntyre — University of Notre Dame “The publication of this pdzywara translation of Erich Przywara’s difficult and contentious book is an important event.

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Finally, his magnum opus, Analogia Entisis available in lucid English prose przywzra an intellectual event of the first order.

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New Testament Studies John Studies. Przywara was an important influence upon Karl Rahnerwho gave the laudatio for Przywara inand especially upon Hans Urs von Balthasarwho regarded him as an “unforgettable guide and master. Thro – – Modern Schoolman 62 1: Oxford University Press, Humphrey Milford.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. All Formats Paperback Sort by: After the war a serious illness cast a shadow over his activities. Analogia Entis poses an inescapable problem for theologians, that of how we must understand the relationship of God’s being to human beings in order for us to be able to talk about God. His thoughts provoked – that was intended by him – like his impulses.

In he was ordained and in he moved to Munich, where from he was part of the editorial team of the journal Stimmen der Zeit. Although man knows itself saved, it remains worried by sin and always anew referred to God’s mercy.

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Views Read Edit View history. There he was born on October 12th Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. English Choose a language for shopping. It is therefore in its own right an important piece of theology, but as an influence on the theology of Hans Urs von Balthasar and Karl Rahner, and as Karl Barth’s primary Catholic interlocutor, Przywara’s theology is also important for understanding the moves made in twentieth-century theology more generally.

Old Testament Studies Criticism. Due to anti-Jesuit laws still in effect in Germany, in he entered the novitiate of the Society of Jesus in ExatenNetherlands, concluding his philosophical and theological studies at nearby Ignatius College in Valkenburg. Przywara’s often convoluted literary dialectic and the difficulty of his written German style partly explains the lack of attention.

However, his early attempts at constructive engagement with some przywarq the rising fascist and nationalist ideas of the 30s are more problematic.

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As a synthesizer of Catholic tradition, Przywara was one of the first Catholic theologians to engage creatively and critically with the modern world, defending Catholicism on two main fronts: We need to learn from him if we are to understand them. His health, though, continued to decline, leading to multiple interventions by his erstwhile student and lifelong friend Hans Urs von Balthasarwho in brought him to Switzerland for the purposes of convalescence.


This volume includes Przywara’s groundbreaking Analogia Entisoriginally published inand his subsequent essays on the concept analogia entis — the analogy between God and creation — which has currency in philosophical and theological circles today. He knows this, which makes him all the more forceful in the defense of his unmediated realist position, and he hangs tough at every turn, ready to gun down, to use his own metaphor, anything he perceives as opposition or as open to some mediation in our way of conceiving being.

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Find it on Scholar. But O’Meara finds a further explanation in Przywara’s intense engagement with the particular concerns of German and Austrian erjch after the s.

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