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Karl Barth and the Future of Evangelical Theology - (Paperback)

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The theology of Karl Barth has often been a productive dialogue partner for evangelical theology, but for too long the dialogue has been dominated by questions of orthodoxy. Karl Barth and the Future of Evangelical Theology contributes to the conversation through a creative reconfiguration of both partners in the conversation, neither of whom can be rightly understood as preservers of Protestant orthodoxy. Rather, American evangelicalism is identified with the revivalist forms of Protestantism that arose in the post-Reformation era, while Barth is revisited as a theologian attuned both to divine and human agency. In the ensuing conversation, questions of orthodoxy are not eliminated but subordinated to a concern for the life of God and God’s people. By offering an alternative to the dominant constraints, this book opens up new avenues for fruitful conversation on Barth and the future of evangelical theology.
Number of Pages: 314
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Format: Paperback
Publisher: David Brown Book Co
Language: English
Street Date: March 5, 2018
TCIN: 53298559
UPC: 9780227176658
Item Number (DPCI): 248-61-1671
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