Karl Barth 2nd Edition

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A&C Black, Jun 15, 2004 - Religion - 181 pages
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Karl Barth (1886-1968) has been called the most important Protestant theologian since Schleiermacher. A lifetime of work produced a huge and complex body of writings that emerged from both his theological teaching and from his engagement in church life. The publication of some of his work posthumously has invited fresh and attentive interpretations of his thought.

This book draws together these readings to provide a clear and authoritative introduction to the main themes in Barth's theology. In an accessible way, it shows the continuity and coherence of Barth's work and stresses the importance of his biblical and ethical writings alongside his systematic theology. The book focuses on Barth's response to modernity, postmodernity and the tasks of theology, presenting him as an outstanding resource for constructive theology in our age.
 

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User Review  - Rev. John D. White - Christianbook.com

Webster, now at King's College, the University of Aberdeen, offers here his detailed introduction to Karl Barth and his theology. Webster is to be congratulated for writing a very clear expose on ... Read full review

Contents

The deep secret YES
20
The Word of God and theology
49
God
75
Creation and humanity
94
Reconciliation
113
Ethics and politics
141
Earth and the tasks of Christian theology
164
Index
179
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John Webster is Professor of Systematic Theology at the University of Aberdeen. His published work includes a number of books on the theology of Karl Barth, on the nature and interpretation of Scripture, and on Christian dogmatics, including Confessing God. He edited The Oxford Handbook to Systematic Theology, and is an editor of The International Journal of Systematic Theology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

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