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The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth

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This authoritative book introducing Karl Barth is written by leading scholars of his work, drawn from Europe and North America. They offer challenging yet accessible accounts of the major features of Barth's theological work, especially as it has become available...

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This authoritative book introducing Karl Barth is written by leading scholars of his work, drawn from Europe and North America. They offer challenging yet accessible accounts of the major features of Barth's theological work, especially as it has become available through the publication of his collected works, and interact with the very best of contemporary Barth scholarship. The contributors also assess Barth's significance for contemporary constructive theology, and his place in the history of twentieth-century Christian thought. The Companion both sums up and extends recent renewed interest in Barth's theology, especially in English-speaking theology, and shows him to be once again a major voice in constructive theology.

"Webster is graced with the ability to summarize Barth's argument without flattening it, a difficult task for Barth interpreters, and to do so in language that is clear and accessible. This makes [the book] valuable for seminary students and for pastors who are interested in getting a foothold into Barth's work. Its price makes the book especially attractive for this purpose....This collection will be a valuable addition to the bookshelves of scholars as well as ministers and priests who read actively." Theology Today

1. Introducing Barth John Webster; 2. Theology Christoph Schwbel; 3. Revelation Trevor Hart; 4. The Bible Francis Watson; 5. The Trinity Alan Torrance; 6. Grace and being: the role of God's gracious election in Karl Barth's Theological Ontology Bruce McCormack; 7. Creation and providence Kathryn Tanner; 8. Karl Barth's Christology: its basic Chalcedonian character George Hunsinger; 9. Salvation Colin Gunton; 10. The humanity of the human person in Karl Barth's anthropology Wolf Krtke; 11. The mediator of communion: Karl Barth's Doctrine of the Holy Spirit George Hunsinger; 12 Christian community, Baptism, and the Lord's Supper James J. Buckley; 13. Barth's Trinitarian Ethic Nigel Biggar; 14. Karl Barth and politics William Werpehowski; 15. Religion and the religions J. A. Di Noia OP; 16. Barth and Feminism Katherine Donderegger; 17. Barth, Modernity, and Postmodernity Graham Ward; 18. Karl Barth: a personal engagement Alasdair I. C. Heron.

  • Catalogue Code 155188
  • Product Code 0521585600
  • EAN 9780521585606
  • Pages 332
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Cambridge University Uk
  • Publication Date Oct 2000
  • Sales Rank 31304
  • Dimensions 229 x 155 x 15mm
  • Weight 0.540kg

John Webster (Ed)

Professor John Webster (PhD, DD, FRSE) is Chair of Systematic Theology, King's College, University of Aberdeen. An Anglican Evangelical scholar who has had a distinguished career as a professor at the Toronto School of Theology, and seven years as Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford before coming to Aberdeen. He is a prolific author and editor with expertise on Barth and Jungel, some his recent titles include: The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000), Barth (Continuum, London and New York, 2000), (translated with an introduction) Eberhard Jungel, God's Being is in Becoming. The Trinitarian Being of God in the Theology of Karl Barth (T & T Clark, Edinburgh, 2001) Word and Church. Essays in Christian Dogmatics (T & T Clark, Edinburgh, 2001) Holiness (SCM Press, London, 2003/ Eerdmans), Holy Scripture. A Dogmatic Sketch (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2003), Barth's Early Theology (T & T Clark International, 2004) Confessing God. Essays in Christian Dogmatics II (T & T Clark International, London, 2005). His future project include preparing the volume on Ephesians (Brazos Theological Commentary), a multi-volume systematic theology and with Professor Iain Torrance and Professor Kathryn Tanner, editing The Oxford Handbook to Systematic Theology.

  • 1. Introducing Barth John Webster
  • 2. Theology Christoph Schwobel
  • 3. Revelation Trevor Hart
  • 4. The Bible Francis Watson
  • 5. The Trinity Alan Torrance
  • 6. Grace And Being: The Role Of God's Gracious Election In Karl Barth's
  • Theological Ontology Bruce Mccormack
  • 7. Creation And Providence Kathryn Tanner
  • 8. Karl Barth's Christology: Its Basic Chalcedonian Character George
  • Hunsinger
  • 9. Salvation Colin Gunton
  • 10. The Humanity Of The Human Person In Karl Barth's Anthropology Wolf
  • Krotke
  • 11. The Mediator Of Communion: Karl Barth's Doctrine Of The Holy Spirit
  • George Hunsinger
  • 12 Christian Community, Baptism, And The Lord's Supper James J. Buckley
  • 13. Barth's Trinitarian Ethic Nigel Biggar
  • 14. Karl Barth And Politics William Werpehowski
  • 15. Religion And The Religions J. A. Di Noia Op
  • 16. Barth And Feminism Katherine Donderegger
  • 17. Barth, Modernity, And Postmodernity Graham Ward
  • 18. Karl Barth: A Personal Engagement Alasdair I. C. Heron.

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