Balázs M. Mezei, Radical Revelation. A Philosophical Approach. London: Bloomsbury, 2017.

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Beáta Tóth

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Following the book Religion and Revelation after Auschwitz (Bloomsbury, 2013), Balázs M. Mezei – Professor of Philosophy of Religion, Phenomenology and Philosophical Theology at Pázmány Péter Catholic University Budapest, Hungary – in this latest volume explores revelation as an all-pervasive phenomenon and a key to a theistic (and essentially Trinitarian) understanding of reality. The author characterises his innovative approach as “nonstandard radical philosophical theology.” It is nonstandard inasmuch as it treats traditionally theological themes from a fundamentally philosophical perspective, and so it is neither theological nor philosophical in the conventional sense: the theological dimension consists in the consideration of a central theological fact (revelation), while the philosophical dimension is realised as the consideration of this fact from the perspective of its natural and cognitive conditions. It is “radical” because it investigates the roots, the original and comprehensive fact of revelation.

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Beáta Tóth, Sapientia College of Theology, Budapest, Hungary

Head of the Department of Systematic Theology