Karl Barth and Radical Politics, Second Edition

Karl Barth and Radical Politics, Second Edition

by George Hunsinger (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781532603945
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 10/17/2017
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 982,189
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

George Hunsinger is Hazel Thompson McCord Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. He was director of the seminary's Center for Karl Barth Studies, 1997-2001. His books include How to Read Karl Barth (1991); Disruptive Grace: Studies in the Theology of Karl Barth (2001); For the Sake of the World: Karl Barth and the Future of Ecclesial Theology (2004); Evangelical, Catholic, and Reformed: Doctrinal Essays on Barth and Related Themes (2015); and Reading Barth with Charity: A Hermeneutical Proposal (2015). He is also editor of Thy Word Is Truth: Barth on Scripture (2012), as well as the forthcoming Blackwell Companion to Karl Barth (2 vols.).

Table of Contents

Note to the Reader vii

Preface to the First Edition ix

Preface to the Second Edition xi

Introduction George Hunsinger xix

Conflict of Opinion xxiii

1 Jesus Christ and the Movement for Social Justice (1911) Karl Barth 1

2 Socialism in the Theology of Karl Barth Friedrich-Wilhelm Marquardt 24

3 Kingdom of God and Socialism in the Theology of Karl Barth Helmut Gollwitzer 50

4 Karl Barth as Socialist: Controversy Over a New Attempt to Understand Him Hermann Diem 86

5 On Reading Karl Barth from the Left Dieter Schellong 101

6 Political Theology and Social Ethics: The Socialist Humanism of Karl Barth Joseph Bellis 117

7 Toward a Radical Barth George Hunsinger 135

8 Karl Barth and Human Rights George Hunsinger 181

9 Karl Barth and Liberation Theology George Hunsinger 193

10 The Politics of the Nonviolent God: Reflections on René Girard and Karl Barth George Hunsinger 210

Select Bibliography of Karl Barth's Works 233

Contributors 235

Acknowledgments 237

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