How to Read Karl Barth; The Shape of His Theology / Edition 1

How to Read Karl Barth; The Shape of His Theology / Edition 1

by George Hunsinger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195083695

ISBN-13: 9780195083699

Pub. Date: 04/28/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This critical study decodes the most cryptic and elusive patterns of Karl Barth's dialectic. Hunsinger not only offers a new and authoritative interpretation of Barth's mature theology, but also places Barth's work in relation to contemporary discussions of truth, justified belief, double agency, and religious pluralism. Through a fresh and compelling reading of

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This critical study decodes the most cryptic and elusive patterns of Karl Barth's dialectic. Hunsinger not only offers a new and authoritative interpretation of Barth's mature theology, but also places Barth's work in relation to contemporary discussions of truth, justified belief, double agency, and religious pluralism. Through a fresh and compelling reading of Church Dogmatics, Hunsinger offers a new account of the coherence of that work as a whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195083699
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/1993
Edition description:
REP
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviationsxv
Prologue: Readings Old and New--a Critique3
IThe Motifs in Survey: The Shaping of Doctrine in the Church Dogmatics
1Four Motifs: A Preliminary Survey27
2Two More Motifs: A Detailed Survey43
IIThe Motifs Applied: The Conception of Truth in the Church Dogmatics
3Truth as Event and as Unique in Kind67
4Truth as Mediated: Revelation76
5Truth as Mediated: Salvation103
6Truth as Encounter152
7Double Agency as a Test Case185
Conclusion: Christ the Center225
Epilogue: Secular Parables of the Truth234
Notes281
Index295

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