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By Joshua Furnal

even supposing he's not continually recognized as such, Søren Kierkegaard has been a huge best friend for Catholic theologians within the early 20th century. in addition, knowing this dating and its origins deals important assets and insights to modern Catholic theology. after all, there are a few unfavourable preconceptions to beat. traditionally, a few Catholic readers were suspicious of Kierkegaard, viewing him as an irrational Protestant
irreconcilably at odds with Catholic idea. however, the beneficial point out of Kierkegaard in John Paul II's Fides et Ratio is a sign that Kierkegaard's writings will not be so simply dismissed.

Catholic Theology after Kierkegaard investigates the writings of emblematic Catholic thinkers within the 20th century to evaluate their large engagement with Kierkegaard's writings. Joshua Furnal argues that Kierkegaard's writings have prompted reform and renewal in twentieth-century Catholic theology, and will proceed to take action this present day. to illustrate Kierkegaard's relevance in pre-conciliar Catholic theology, Furnal examines the broader proof of a Catholic reception of
Kierkegaard within the early 20th century-looking particularly at influential figures like Theodor Haecker, Romano Guardini, Erich Przywara, and different Roman Catholic thinkers which are usually linked to the ressourcement stream. particularly, Furnal focuses upon the writings of Henri de Lubac, Hans Urs
von Balthasar, and the Italian Thomist, Cornelio Fabro as consultant access points.

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