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The Second Naivete: Barth, Ricoeur, and the New Yale Theology

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Table of Contents

Editor's Preface
Revised Preface
Theological Hermeneutics and Karl Barth 1
The Centrality of the Word 1
The Use of Historical Criticism 6
The Promise of Theological-Literary Interpretation 13
Typology in Leviticus and Paul 16
Theological Hermeneutics and Paul Ricoeur 27
The Wager of Faith 27
The Use of Discourse Analysis 30
The Promise of Theological-Literary Interpretation 40
Parsimony of Presence in Mark 45
The Second Naivete in Barth and Ricoeur 51
Following the Hermeneutical Arc 51
The Problem of Personalism 71
The Problem of Christocentrism 78
The New Yale Theology 87
Intratextualism, Grammar, and Ad Hoc Apologetics 89
Ricoeur and Liberal Foundationalism 96
Barth and the Truth Status of Theological Language 104
Toward a Theological Hermeneutic of the Second Naivete 111
Retrieving the Idea of Revelation in Hermeneutics 111
Index 127
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