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Balthasar on Hope, Hell & Salvation

Nothing has earned Balthasar the description of "controversial" more than his theological speculations on hell and the possibility of "universal salvation." Following is a collection of articles from all sides critiquing Balthasar's thought.

Balthasar, Hell, and Heresy: An Exchange, by Alyssa Lyra Pitstick / Edward T. Oakes, S.J. First Things (December 2006).
-- Responses to "Balthasar, Hell and Heresy" First Things (March 2007)
The Population of Hell, by Avery Cardinal Dulles. First Things May 2003. [Addressing Balthasar's Dare We Hope?].
Will All Be Saved?, Richard J. Neuhaus. First Things 115 (August/September 2001): 77-104.
The Inflated Reputation of Hans Urs von Balthasar. New Oxford Review March 2000.
Is Hell Closed Up & Boarded Over?, by David Watt. New Oxford Review Feb. 1999.
On Hope, Heaven and Hell, by Nick Jr. Healy. The University Concourse, Volume II, Issue 9. May 6, 1997.
Von Balthasar and Salvation, by James T. O'Connor. Homiletic & Pastoral Review July 1989.

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