Hans Urs von Balthasar commented in his "Theo-Logic" that the problem of faith as knowledge can never be resolved without grasping, as Newman did, the unity between theory and ethics, between evidence and decision. This connection between truth and freedom will be an important emphasis in this presentation.
Michael Paul Gallagher is an Irish Jesuit priest, who entered religious life at the age of 22, having studied literature at Universities in Dublin and Caen (France). Later he went on to studies in Literature and Theology at Oxford, Johns Hopkins and Queen’s University, Belfast. From 1972 to 1990 he lectured in Modern English Literature at University College, Dublin. He moved to Rome in 1990 to work in the Vatican, fi rst in the Pontifical Council for Dialogue with Non-Believers and then in the Pontifical Council for Culture. Having fi nished his service there in 1995, he became Professor of Fundamental Theology at the Pontifi cal Gregorian University, Rome, where from 2005 to 2008 he was Dean of the Faculty of Theology.
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