Prayer

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Westminster John Knox Press, Jan 1, 2002 - Religion - 144 pages
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THIS ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF KARL BARTH'S LECTURES ON THE LORD'S PRAYER, ALONG WITH SUPPLEMENTARY ESSAYS BY THREE BARTH SCHOLARS, INTRODUCES US TO WHAT THIS PREEMINENT THEOLOGIAN HAD TO SAY ABOUT THE CHRISTIAN PRACTICE OF PRAYER. UNDERSTANDING WORSHIP TO BE THE ULTIMATE AIM OF ALL THEOLOGY, BARTH HERE MINES THE THEOLOGICAL AND SPIRTUAL WISDOM OF LUTHER, CALVIN, AND THE HEIDELBERG CATECHISM AND URGES US TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORK OF GOD THROUGH PRAYER.
 

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User Review  - StephenBarkley - LibraryThing

I’m no expert on Barth. I have, however, read Luther and Calvin on the Lord’s Prayer. This book was a nice little survey of their thought set in a devotional tone. It’s actually the translation of an ... Read full review

Contents

Introductory Remarks
3
Prayer
9
Interpreting the Lords Prayer
22
A Selection of Barths Pastoral Prayers
67
Karl Barth on Prayer
74
Karl Barths
95
Karl Barth on the Lords Prayer
114
Notes
135
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About the author (2002)

Karl Barth (1886-1968) was Professor of Theology at the University of Basel, Switzerland. One of the greatest theologians and preachers of the twentieth century, he is best known for his monumental systematic theology, Church Dogmatics.

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