Admiration & Challenge: Karl Barth's Theological Relationship with John Calvin

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Peter Lang, 2002 - Religion - 245 pages
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Admiration and Challenge explores the character of Karl Barth's theological relationship with John Calvin by analyzing Barth's use of Calvin s arguments in his theological construction, which is simultaneously “anti-modernist” and “modern.” The first part of this book is devoted to a theological and historical analysis of Barth's engagement with Calvin, while the second part includes a thematic analysis of Barth's use of Calvin in two major doctrines -- the doctrine of the knowledge of God and the theme of law and gospel.

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INTRODUCTION
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CHAPTER TWO Discovery of Calvins Significance as a Reformed
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CHAPTER FOUR The Doctrine of the Knowledge of God
125
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The Author: Sung Wook Chung is Assistant Professor of Theology at the Peeke School of Christian Mission, King College, Bristol, Tennessee. He received his M.Div. from Harvard University and his D.Phil. in systematic theology from the University of Oxford. He is the author of many articles in professional journals and also serves on the task force for the Doctrine of the Trinity in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

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