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Toward a Generous Orthodoxy: Prospects for Hans Frei's Postliberal Theology

Jason A. Springs

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395044
eISBN:
9780199866243
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395044.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Toward a Generous Orthodoxy provides a refined exposition of Hans Frei's christologically motivated engagement with Ludwig Wittgenstein, Clifford Geertz, Erich Auerbach, his use of ... More


Professor of Dogmatics and New Testament Exegesis in Münster: (October 1925–March 1930)

Bruce L. McCormack

in Karl Barth's Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology: Its Genesis and Development 1909-1936

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269564
eISBN:
9780191600678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269560.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A great deal of attention is given to the revised version of Barth’s prolegomena lectures published in 1927 under the title Die christliche Dogmatik im Entwurf in treatments of Barth’s development. ... More


Socialism and Religious Socialism in Safenwil: (July 1911–August 1915)

Bruce L. McCormack

in Karl Barth's Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology: Its Genesis and Development 1909-1936

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269564
eISBN:
9780191600678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269560.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Karl Barth was a dedicated theological liberal prior to the outbreak of the First World War. In August 1914, 93 German intellectuals, among which were Barth’s theological teachers, declared their ... More


Fides Quaerens Intellectum: (Bonn, March 1930–June 1935)

Bruce L. McCormack

in Karl Barth's Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology: Its Genesis and Development 1909-1936

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269564
eISBN:
9780191600678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269560.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores Karl Barth’s writing of a book on Anselm, Fides quaerens intellectum. Barth’s main goal was to treat the ‘problematic Anselm’ of Proslogion 2-4 in a new way. He wanted to show ... More


The Von Balthasar Thesis and the Myth of the Neo‐Orthodox Barth

Bruce L. McCormack

in Karl Barth's Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology: Its Genesis and Development 1909-1936

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269564
eISBN:
9780191600678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269560.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion on how the interpretation of Karl Barth’s theological development has been dominated by Hans Urs von Balthasar’s book, Karl Barth: Darstellung und ... More


Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

Francis X. Clooney

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138542
eISBN:
9780199834099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138546.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Hindu God, Christian God, an exercise in comparative theology, proposes that theology today is an interreligious discipline and illustrates this with reference to Christianity and ... More


The Righteousness of God: (Safenwil, August 1915–November 1918)

Bruce L. McCormack

in Karl Barth's Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology: Its Genesis and Development 1909-1936

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269564
eISBN:
9780191600678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269560.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Barth’s critique of Romans marked his first major effort to explain his new theology. He sought to establish an eschatologically conditioned theological realism which would overcome every attempt to ... More


Shift to a Consistent Eschatology: (Safenwil, January 1920—October 1920)

Bruce L. McCormack

in Karl Barth's Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology: Its Genesis and Development 1909-1936

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269564
eISBN:
9780191600678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269560.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the factors that influenced Karl Barth’s shift from the process eschatological model which stamped Romans I to the consistent eschatology of Romans II. The influence of his ... More


Honorary Professor of Reformed Theology: (Göttingen, October 1921–April 1924)

Bruce L. McCormack

in Karl Barth's Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology: Its Genesis and Development 1909-1936

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269564
eISBN:
9780191600678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269560.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter chronicles Karl Barth’s teaching career in Göttingen, Germany in the 1920s. During his first five semesters in Göttingen, his attitude towards doctrine became more positive, and he came ... More


The Göttingen Dogmatics: (Göttingen, April 1924–October 1925)

Bruce L. McCormack

in Karl Barth's Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology: Its Genesis and Development 1909-1936

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269564
eISBN:
9780191600678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269560.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Karl Barth’s theology entered a new phase when he adopted the anhypostatic-enhypostatic model of Christology. However, his basic orientation was towards the revelation-event which occurs in the here ... More


Stewardship after the End of Nature: Karl Barth's Environment of Jesus Christ

Willis Jenkins

in Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328516
eISBN:
9780199869862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Stewardship needs to show how God's action makes nature matter for faithful practices. To investigate theological support for an answer, this chapter turns to Karl Barth, querying the thoughts of ... More


Clearing the Ground: The Theology of Romans II: (Safenwil, October 1920—October 1921)

Bruce L. McCormack

in Karl Barth's Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology: Its Genesis and Development 1909-1936

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269564
eISBN:
9780191600678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269560.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores the theology of Romans II. It covers Barth’s theological epistemology, the source of the charge of scepticism, dialectics, emergence of a critically realistic ethic, and ... More


Nature Redeemed: Barth's Garden of Reconciliation

Willis Jenkins

in Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195328516
eISBN:
9780199869862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328516.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Paul Santmire expressed his disappointment in a personal encounter with Barth in which the latter was roundly critical of Santmire's proddings to produce a theology of nature. This chapter argues ... More


The Marburg Background

Bruce L. McCormack

in Karl Barth's Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology: Its Genesis and Development 1909-1936

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269564
eISBN:
9780191600678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269560.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter explores Karl Barth’s theological and political writings prior to the First World War. It begins with a discussion on his upbringing and student years, and the theological situation at ... More


Karl Barth's Christological Metaphysics

Stephen H. Webb

in Jesus Christ, Eternal God: Heavenly Flesh and the Metaphysics of Matter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199827954
eISBN:
9780199919468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827954.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Karl Barth affirms the eternity of the incarnation in many passages in the Church Dogmatics. He puts the incarnation in the heart of the Trinity in ways that are still being pondered and systematized ... More


Conclusion

Bruce L. McCormack

in Karl Barth's Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology: Its Genesis and Development 1909-1936

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269564
eISBN:
9780191600678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269560.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter presents a synthesis of the preceding discussions on the theological development of Karl Barth. Through all the phases of his development, Barth was a critically realistic dialectical ... More


But Did It Really Happen?: Frei and the Challenges of Critical Realism and Historical Reference

Jason A. Springs

in Toward a Generous Orthodoxy: Prospects for Hans Frei's Postliberal Theology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195395044
eISBN:
9780199866243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395044.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The first part of chapter 4 addresses several of the most pressing critical challenges to Frei's work leveled by evangelical theologians. The first is that he forgoes all concern for whether or not ... More


Scripture and the Sufficiency of Divine Speech

Timothy Ward

in Word and Supplement: Speech Acts, Biblical Texts, and the Sufficiency of Scripture

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199244386
eISBN:
9780191697364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244386.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Theology

In this chapter, speech act theory is outlined and then appropriated, especially in Wolterstorff's development of it, to provide a means by which an ontological link between God and Scripture may be ... More


On Understanding Scripture as the Word of God

Thomas McCall

in Analytic Theology: New Essays in the Philosophy of Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199203567
eISBN:
9780191708190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203567.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

The so-called classical view of scripture states that scripture really is the word of God. Karl Barth's view has emerged as an important and influential alternative to the classical view. He does not ... More


 Conversations across a Doorway

Ara Paul Barsam

in Reverence for Life: Albert Schweitzer's Great Contribution to Ethical Thought

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329551
eISBN:
9780199870110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329551.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Engaging with reverence, far from being a peripheral subject, requires us to grapple with some frontline issues in theology and ethics. Few theologians have provided detailed analyses of Schweitzer's ... More


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