How to Read Karl Barth
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How to Read Karl Barth : The Shape of His Theology

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This perceptive study of the Protestant theologian Karl Barth decodes the most cryptic and elusive patterns of Barth's dialectic. Hunsinger here advances a new and authoritative interpretation of barth's mature theology, and places Barth's work in relation to contemporary discussions of truth, justified belief, double agency, and religious pluralism. Offering a fresh reading of the Church Dogmatics, Hunsinger uncovers a series of thought-forms that pervade and underlie Barth's work. He abandons the attempt to find one definite 'key' or 'central' concept in Barth's massive 10,000 page opus and instead presents a sophisticated array of motifs that serve as a guide to understanding the many facets of Barth's thought. How to Read Karl Barth offers a powerful account of the coherence of that multi-volumed work as a whole. Barth's thoughtshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0195083695
  • 9780195083699
  • 390,689

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Brings a thoroughness and carefulness to the daunting work of Barth interpretation ... He admirably and aptly accounts for the complexity and richness of Barth. * Journal of Religion *show more

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This critical study decodes the most cryptic and elusive patterns of Karl Barth's dialectic. Hunsinger not only offers a new and authoritative interpretation of Barth's mature theology, but also places Barth's work in relation to contemporary discussions of truth, justified belief, double agency, and religious pluralism.show more

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