Reading the Decree: Exegesis, Election and Christology in Calvin and Barth

Reading the Decree: Exegesis, Election and Christology in Calvin and Barth

by David Gibson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780567129178
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/05/2012
Series: T&T Clark Studies in Systematic Theology , #4
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

David Gibson is Assistant Minister at High Church Hilton, Aberdeen. He studied theology at Nottingham University and King's College London, and completed a doctorate at the University of Aberdeen.

Table of Contents

Contents
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations

Chapter 1: Calvin, Barth, and Christocentrism
Introduction
1. Christ and election
1.1 A theological distinction
2. Exegesis and election
2.2 A hermeneutical distinction
3. On comparing Calvin and Barth
4. Plan of the present study

Chapter 2: Christology and Election
Introduction
1. Jesus Christ as the Subject of Election
1.1. Christ as author
1.2. The trinitarian basis of election in Calvin
1.3. Christ as electing God
1.4. The trinitarian basis of election in Barth
2. Jesus Christ as the Object of Election
2.1. Christ as the Mediator of election itself
2.2. Christ as the Mediator of salvation flowing from election
2.3. Christ as elected man
Conclusion: Trinity and Election

Chapter 3: Community and Election
Introduction
1. Calvin on Israel and the church
2. Barth on the community
3. Romans 9:1-23
4. Romans 9:24-11:36
Conclusion: Covenant and Election

Chapter 4: Hermeneutics and Election
Introduction
1. The hermeneutics of election in Calvin
1.1. The location of Christology
1.2. The location of election
1.3. Christology and election
1.4. Christology and revelation
2. The hermeneutics of election in Barth
2.1. Election and Epistemology
2.2. Scripture as witness to revelation
2.3. Jesus Christ: Scripture's object and content
2.4. Mediatio: Scripture's parts and Scripture's whole

Conclusion: Revelation and Election

Conclusions

Bibliography

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