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Conversational Theology : Essays on Ecumenical, Postliberal, and Political Themes, with Special
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The essays in this wide-ranging collection fall into three main sections: Ecumenical Theology, Postliberal Theology, and Political Theology. The first section deals with Torrance and Barth on the Sacraments. Hunsinger includes here an examination of Torrance's views of baptism and the eucharist, as well as Karl Barth's voice on the Lord's Supper. He also develops a post-Barthian appreciation of Jews and Judaism. In the second section Hunsinger discusses such figures as Hans W. Frei, Ernst Troeltsch and H.R. Niebuhr in terms of their contribution to Postliberal Theology. The final section offers a discussion of Political Theology, as part of which Hunsinger presents an in-depth analysis regarding the political views of Karl Barth, as well as Barth's understanding of human rights. The book ends with a meditation on André Trocmé and how goodness happened at Le Chambon.
Number of Pages: 250
Genre: Religion + Beliefs, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Theology, General
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: George Hunsinger
Street Date: May 19, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-9718
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