The Call to Discipleship

The Call to Discipleship

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by Karl Barth
     
 

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In this brief essay, drawn from Church Dogmatics, Barth articulates what it means to follow Jesus in faith. He emphasizes that discipleship involves a detachment from the authority of possessions, foregoing the pursuit of personal glory, challenging the fear and use of force, the dissolution of self-evident personal attachments, and a "better righteousness," which…  See more details below

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In this brief essay, drawn from Church Dogmatics, Barth articulates what it means to follow Jesus in faith. He emphasizes that discipleship involves a detachment from the authority of possessions, foregoing the pursuit of personal glory, challenging the fear and use of force, the dissolution of self-evident personal attachments, and a "better righteousness," which goes beyond actions to intentions and practices piety in secret.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451412222
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
09/15/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
665,626
File size:
152 KB

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