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Barth for Armchair Theologians

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Published by Westminster John Knox Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesArmchair Theologians
ContributionsRon Hill (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7628285M
ISBN 100664227341
ISBN 109780664227340
OCLC/WorldCa64336281

  His theology reflected Barth’s neo-orthodox theology, which called Christians to get back to Scripture as the source for religious truth, but without believing that Scripture is historically true. Bonhoeffer always considered himself a follower of Barth, though most Bonhoeffer scholars rightly consider Bonhoeffer more liberal than Barth.


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Barth for Armchair Theologians by John R. Franke Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Featuring the Armchair series' characteristic whimsical illustrations, Barth for Armchair Theologians surveys Barth's theology as it emerges and culminates in his monumental Church Dogmatics as well Brand: Westminster John Knox Press. Featuring the Armchair series' characteristic whimsical illustrations, Barth for Armchair Theologians surveys Barth's theology as it emerges and culminates in his monumental Church Dogmatics as well as how his theology continues to be interpreted in the present day/5(15).

This volume introduces readers to the life and thought of Karl Barth (), one of the most important theologians since the Reformation era. Featuring the Armchair series' characteristic whimsical illustrations, Barth for Armchair Theologians surveys Barth's theology as it emerges and culminates in his monumental Church Dogmatics as well Brand: John R Franke; Ron Hill.

Barth for Armchair Theologians by John R. Franke,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(97). It’s better than John R. Franke’s book “Barth for Armchair Theologians”, which I’ve recommended to beginners in the past, and while it is not as scholarly or exhaustive or authoritative as George Hunsinger’s “How to Read Karl Barth”, it does make Barth more accessible to the curious, but initially confused reader.

The following book review will appear in a forthcoming issue of Reviews in Religion and Theology.I am permitted to post it on my website prior to publication, so I thought I'd share my thoughts on John Franke's Barth for Armchair Theologians as this week's thursday theological thought.

It is notoriously difficult to summarize the contribution of any truly great theologian. In Chapter 2 of “Barth for Armchair Theologians” John Franke continues to trace the biographical developments of the young Barth as he began his time as a Swiss pastor.

As someone who has read mainly the later Barth (Church Dogmatics IIIIV.2) some of the statements that Franke recounts are quite stunning, but helpful to understanding. Product Reviews View Product Info. Add To Cart Add To Wishlist. Barth for Armchair Theologians. John R.

Franke. John Franke's latest book attempts the near impossible. It strives to make readily accessible Barth's complex thoughts, particularly those contained in 5/5(1). John R. Franke, Barth for Armchair Theologians, illustrated by Ron Hill (Louisville: WJKP, ), pp. (review copy courtesy of WJKP) Introductions to Barth constitute an entire literary genre.

Indeed, Barth’s thought is so challenging and so difficult to penetrate that the production of “introductions” becomes a matter of some urgency. ― Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics The Doctrine of the Word of God 0 likes “The demand that the Bible should be read and understood and expounded historically is, therefore, obviously justified and can never be taken too seriously.

Book Review: "Barth for Armchair Theologians" by John R. Franke The following book review will appear in a forthcoming issue of Reviews in Religion and Theology. I am permitted to post it on my website prior to publication, blogsso I thought I'd share my thoughts on John Franke's Barth for Armchair Theologians as this week's thursday.

This volume introduces readers to the life and thought of Karl Barth (), one of the most important theologians since the Reformation era. Featuring the Armchair series' characteristic whimsical illustrations, Barth for Armchair Theologians surveys Barth's theology as it emerges and culminates in his monumental Church Dogmatics as well.

An armchair theologian is also outsider to “the game”. He looks in to the academic community of theologians with a keen interest in the topics being discussed. He knows schools of thought, scholars/preachers/pastors associated with them and so forth.

He listens to. This volume introduces readers to the life and thought of Karl Barth (), one of the most important theologians since the Reformation era.

Featuring the Armchair series' characteristic whimsical illustrations, Barth for Armchair Theologians surveys Barth's theology as it emerges and culminates in his monumental Church Dogmatics as well Author: John R. Franke. John R. Franke, theologian in residence, Second Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, author of Barth for Armchair Theologians "In this introductory guide to Karl Barth's life and thought, David Guretzki reliably acquaints readers in a welcoming fashion with many important themes in the theology of Karl Barth.

Barth for Armchair Theologians, John R. Franke, Westminster John Knox, (ISBN 0‐‐‐1), xi + pp., pb £ It is notoriously difficult to summarize the contribution of any truly great theologian.

This is especially true of Karl Barth on account of the quantity and complexity of his work. And yet John Franke has managed to produce a short overview of Barth's life and. Faith Seeking Understanding: Anselm and Karl Barth April 21 is the feast day of St.

Anselm for those churches that observe it. In honor of that day, here is an excerpt from John R. Franke's Barth for Armchair Theologians about Anselm's influence on Barth, particularly in terms.

Unlike J. Franke’s Barth for Armchair Theologians (), Busch squarely targets the student and demands her close attention. For example, Busch lays out Barth’s masterful exposition of the doctrine of the Trinity through the doctrine of revelation in CD I/1 in the space of several paragraphs.

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I just read Westminster/John Knox's new Barth for Armchair Theologians. I expected not to like it, given my sharp theological differences with the author, John R. Franke (the inheritor of Stanley Grenz's mantle as chief theologian of the postmodernist evangelical left). I was surprisingly impressed with the text of the book.

Franke presents Barth's views fairly, succinctly, and winsomely. Barth for Armchair Theologians: Chapter Aug Brian Wallace Leave a comment Go to comments So I got a little behind on my blogging about Barth for Armchair Theologians mainly because I was reading it so fast to the point where I finished the book today.

Eberhard Busch, The Great Passion: An Introduction to Karl Barth's Theology. Eerdmans, George Hunsinger, How to Read Karl Barth: The Shape of His Theology. Oxford UP, John Franke, Barth for Armchair Theologians. WJK, Other studies. Bruce McCormack, Orthodox and Modern: Studies in the Theology of Karl Barth.

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Paeth This volume offers a compelling introduction to the life, times, and theological thought of H. Rich. The book concludes with a chapter examining Barth’s theological legacy and the prospects of a Barthian Essential Karl Barth will help readers learn how to read Barth, giving them a sense of Barth’s theological development, the key claims of his theology, his engagement with political matters, and his significance for.

Turning theologians from their rational optimism, Barth has driven them to consider again the power of the Word of God-the acted, spoken, inscripturated, incarnated Word was always his chief theme. Against it, all human pride and pretension, all schemes for utopian societies, all theologies based on anything other than the Bible and Christ have 3/5(6).

— author of Barth for Armchair Theologians “Galli’s appreciative but critical posture makes this an ideal starting place for evangelicals (and others) who want to better understand Barth and his ongoing significance for Christian witness in the twenty-first : Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company.

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I'd also add the collection of essays written in honor of the Centenerary of Barth's birth, How Karl Barth Changed My Mind, ed. Donald McKim (Eerdmans, ).I add this because it gives an excellent overview of the way Barth impacted a large range of theologians from very different perspectives--from process theologians like John Cobb to biblical theologians like Paul Minear to existentialists.

Get the Brand New Top Ten Theologians Book. Get this series in book form to take notes and give to friends. Barth for Armchair Theologians. p 12 Barth. The Humanity of God. p 13 Franke. p 14 Webster. Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth.

p 15 Ibid., p   Aquinas for Armchair Theologians by Timothy M. Renick,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). — author of Barth for Armchair Theologians “Galli’s appreciative but critical posture makes this an ideal starting place for evangelicals (and others) who want to better understand Barth and his ongoing significance for Christian witness in the twenty-first century.”.

Liberation Theology for Armchair Theologians Paper - MIGUEL DE LA TORRE: Westminster John Knox Press In this helpful addition to the Armchair Theologians series, Miguel A. De La Torre provides a concise overview of the global religious movement known as .This book serves as a great primer into the thought of Karl Barth, as well as his perspective on the task of theology.

I was definitely challenge by this book, and found it stretching, although it remains one of Barth's more approachable books. (It was recommended to me as the first book of Barth's to read.)/5(30).Barth for Armchair Theologians (WJKP, ) Gockel, Matthias. Barth and Schleiermacher on the Doctrine of Election: A Systematic-Theological Comparison (Oxford UP, ).