(PUBEerdmans)The famous Jesuit cardinal sought to revitalize Catholic theology by studying patristic thought. "He is probably best known for his monumental four-volume L'exegese medievale, which is still essential reading,"---Catholic Library World. This volume probes the intricate meanings of fourfold allegory. 448 pages, softcover.
Originally published in French as Exégèse médiévale, Henri de Lubac's multivolume study of medieval exegesis and theology has remained one of the most significant works of modern biblical studies. Available now for the first time in English, this long-sought-after second volume of Medieval Exegesis, translated by E. M. Macierowski, advances the effort to make de Lubac's major study accessible to the widest possible audience.
(1896-1991) A leading figure in twentieth-century RomanCatholicism. He was named a cardinal by Pope John Paul IIin the mid-1980s.