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Being in Action : the Theological Shape of Barth's Ethical Vision.

Author: Nimmo, Paul T.
Publisher: T & T Clark International 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book investigates the way in which the 'actualistic ontology' - i.e., the fact that God and human agents are beings-in-act in a covenant relationship - that underlies the Church Dogmatics of Karl Barth affects his conception of ethical agency. It analyses this effect along three paths of inquiry: knowing what is right (the noetic dimension), doing what is right (the ontic dimension), and achieving what is right  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
Named Person: Karl Barth; Karl Barth
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nimmo, Paul T.
ISBN: 1283122243 9781283122245
OCLC Number: 741452780
Description: 1 online resource (224)
Contents: pt. 1. Noetic aspects of being in action --
pt. 2. Ontic aspects of being in action --
pt. 3. Telic aspects of being in action.

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Investigates the way in which the 'actualistic ontology' - the fact that God and human agents are beings-in-act in a covenant relationship - that underlies the Church Dogmatics of Karl Barth affects  Read more...
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Review in Theological Book Review, Volume 20, No 2, 2008 "A welcome contribution to the developing literature on Barth's ethics." Journal of Reformed Theology, 2008. 'It is no exaggeration to say Read more...

 
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