Origen: Spirit and Fire : a Thematic Anthology of His by Hans Urs von Balthasar, Robert J. Daly

By Hans Urs von Balthasar, Robert J. Daly

Originally released in German in 1938, this hugely acclaimed quantity provides a couple of thousand choices from a few of the extant writings of Origen, the nice Alexandrian theologian. Robert J. Daly has retranslated nearly all of those texts from the unique Greek and Latin, further the scriptural references within the translated texts and an index, and incorporated up to date bibliographical details.

"This assortment has been tremendous good translated into English via Fr. Daly and to him a very good debt of gratitude is due for having made to be had the suggestions of 1 of the best of historic theologians as visible throughout the eyes of a virtually both prolific successor within the related primary Christian enterprise."―Heythrop Journal

Robert J. Daly, S.J., is professor and director of graduate experiences within the theology division of Boston university. he's the writer, editor, or translator of various works together with, Origen: Treatise at the Passover and discussion with Heraclides and His Fellow Bishops at the Father, the Son, and the Soul, Heinrich Fries's Fundamental Theology, and The Eucharist within the West: heritage and Theology.

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Only in the spirit is it what it should be; in itself it is impeifect (52). The spirit of the human being is not "the divine in it" (51), but, in its own being, the immediate participation, consisting of grace and bestowed as grace, of the soul in the divine life which will be taken away from the damned (53). 37 38 39 40 34 Every soul is either of God or of whoever it is who has received power over human beings. Each one is under the reign of sin or of justice. " . . But if those things which are in the middle are applied to the virtue of the soul and to the fruit of good work, they become worthy of praise, or of the opposite if they are applied to a 41 42 47 bad deed (as when one oppresses a poor person through wealth or strikes down a weak person through strength).

Are called [as Gentile] into that hope from which he [the Jew] fell. " I will dare to say something even more mystical: in place of the angels who "fell," you are to rise, and the mystery which was once entrusted to them will be entrusted to you . . You have become the "light of the world" (cf. Mt 5:14), you in his place have become "Lucifer"; one of the stars which fell from heaven was Lucifer (cf. Lk 10: 18) and you, if you are of the "seed of Abraham," will be reckoned among the stars of heaven (cf.

Thus the whole world has fallen and needs setting aright, so that "in Christ all might be made alive" (1 Cor 15:22). I have thus spoken of "world" in two ways: in one way as individual soul . . and in the other according to its ordinary meaning. And at the same time it is clearly shown that, as far as the under95 lying nature is concerned, just as the potter begins with one basic piece of clay, from which mass come "vessels for beauty and for menial use" (Rom 9: 21 ), so too is there in the hands of God the one underlying nature of every soul, from which one mass, so to speak, and following already existing causes, he formed rational beings, "one for beauty and another for menial use" (cf.

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