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By Lyra Pitstick

Pope John Paul II and Joseph Ratzinger (now Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI) either held Hans Urs von Balthasar in excessive regard. Many imagine that their compliment of Balthasar shows approval of his debatable theology of Holy Saturday, yet this publication through Lyra Pitstick exhibits that end to be faraway from accurate.
            Pitstick appears to be like at what John Paul II, Ratzinger, and Balthasar have in truth stated in regards to the creedal confirmation that Christ “descended into hell,” and she or he exhibits that there are radical variations of their perspectives. She then addresses a couple of vital questions that keep on with from those differences.
            This cautious, concise exploration of what 3 of the 20 th century’s most famed Catholic theologians needed to say approximately Christ’s descent into hell offers an obtainable tackle a tough element of theological debate.

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