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Merton's Correspondence with:

Hans Urs von Balthasar, Hans Urs; Balthasar, H. U. von Balthasar, H.U. von Balthasar, H.U. von

Balthasar, Hans Urs von, 1905-1988  printer


Descriptive Summary

Record Group: Section A - Correspondence
Dates of materials: 1964-1966
Volume: 8 item(s); 14 pg(s)

Scope and Content


Hans Urs von Balthasar was a Catholic theologian from Switzerland. He was the author of over 60 books, which included theology, philosophy and spirituality. He is most famous for his work entitled Herrlichkeit. (Source: "Balthasar, Hans Urs von." Biography from Chambers Biographical Dictionary. 1997. Wilson Biographies Plus. Online. H.W. Wilson. Bellarmine University Library, Louisville, KY. 8 Aug. 2006. ‹›.)

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Related Information and Links

See also "Delaney, Alberic" file; and see also published letters from Merton to Balthasar in The School of Charity, pp. 218-219, 226-227, 241, 287-288 and 312.

Series List

This Record Sub-Group is not divided into Series and is arranged chronologically.

Container List

#DateFrom/ToFirst LinesPub ✓Notes
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1. 1964/07/03 TAL[c] from Merton My friend Dom Jean Leclercq writes that he recently had the pleasure of visiting you in Basel «detailed view»
2. 1964/08/07 TAL[c] from Merton Je vous remercie de votre bonne lettre. Ce que vous me dites de votre théologie de "Kabod" «detailed view»
3. 1964/09/27 TAL[c] from Merton The wonderful package of books has arrived, and I am reading the first volume of Herrlichkeit «detailed view»
4. 1965/02/01 HLS to Merton Je dois vous «detailed view»
5. 1965/07/17 TAL[c] from Merton Thanks very much for the two new little books you sent. Your Rechenschaft looks particularly «detailed view»
6. 1966/02/25 HLS to Merton Comment vous remercie d'avoir le temps de «detailed view»
7. 1966/06/17 HLS to Merton Merci de votre lettre et de votre traduction dans Cross Currents. Je vous en suis «detailed view»
8. 1966/09/12 TAL[c] from Merton Grand merci de votre bonne lettre que date déjà de trois mois! Je pense que le Fr. Alberic, «detailed view»

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