The Essential Karl Barth: A Reader and Commentary
:Karl Barth is one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century. His work is considered essential reading for nearly every student of theology. Reading Barth's theology poses a challenge, however, because of the sheer size of his corpus,...
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:Karl Barth is one of the most influential theologians of the 20th century. His work is considered essential reading for nearly every student of theology. Reading Barth's theology poses a challenge, however, because of the sheer size of his corpus, the complexity of his claims, and the distance between his context and the context of his readers. In this accessible introduction, a respected scholar in Barthian studies offers a one-stop resource on Barth's thought, providing a selection of his most important writings, critical commentary, and detailed introductory and concluding chapters.
Keith L. Johnson (Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary) is Assistant Professor of Theology at Wheaton College. He is the author of Karl Barth and the Analogia Entis (T&T Clark) and Practicing Doctrine: An Evangelical and Ecumenical Introduction to Christian Thought, co-authored with Beth Felker Jones (Brazos Press).
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- :<b>contents<br><br></b>1. Introduction: The Life Of Karl Barth<br><b>part 1: Barth's Theological Development<br></b>2. <i>the Epistle To The Romans</i><br>3. The Word Of God As The Task Of Theology<br>4. An Answer To Professor Adolf Von Harnack<br>5. The Resurrection Of The Dead<br>6. The G&ouml;ttingen Dogmatics<br>7. The Holy Spirit And The Christian Life<br>8. Preface To <i>church Dogmatics </i>i/1<br>9. Farewell<br>10. The Humanity Of God<br><b>part 2: Barth's </b><b><i>church Dogmatics</i></b><b><br></b>11. The Task Of Dogmatics<br>12. The Word Of God<br>13. Revelation And Faith<br>14. The Doctrine Of The Trinity<br>15. The Missions Of The Son And The Spirit<br>16. The Knowledge Of God<br>17. The Reality Of God<br>18. The Doctrine Of Election<br>19. The Election Of Jesus Christ<br>20. God's Decision For The World<br>21. Covenant And Creation<br>22. The Covenant Partner Of God<br>23. God And Nothingness<br>24. God With Us<br>25. The Obedience Of The Son Of God<br>26. The Exaltation Of The Son Of Man<br>27. The Glory Of The Mediator<br>28. The Scope Of Salvation<br>29. Christian Community<br><b>part 3: Barth's Political Engagement<br></b>30. A Brief Reminiscence Of The 1920s<br>31. Sermon On Romans 15:5-13<br>32. The Barmen Theological Declaration<br>33. The Role Of Christians In Wartime: A Letter To American Christians<br>34. The Community Of Christians And The Community Of Citizens<br>conclusion: The Tradition Of Karl Barth<br>index