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Thursday, September 14, 2006

We love you Alyssa Helene Pitstick!

Miss Pitstick sticks it to the Swiss heresiarch. Her magnificent thesis "Lux in Tenebris: The Traditional Catholic Doctrine of Christ's Descent into Hell and the Theological Opinion of Hans Urs von Balthasar" has now been published by Eerdmans. Order your copies now! I had the privilege of watching her defend the earliest version of the thesis, and the fury it provoked in the followers of Balthasar had to be seen to be believed. "If it is by the Spirit of God that I cast out demons, then the kingdom of God has come upon you..."

See a review of the thesis at:

http://www.firstthings.com/ftissues/ft0604/public.html