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Karl Barth and the resurrection of the flesh : the loss of the body in participatory eschatology

Author: Nathan Hitchcock
Publisher: Cambridge : James Clarke & Co., 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Early Christian writers preferred to speak of the coming resurrection in the most bodily way possible: the resurrection of the flesh. Twentieth-century theologian Karl Barth took the same avenue, daring to speak of humans' eternal life in rather striking corporeal terms. In this study, Nathan Hitchcock pulls together Barth's doctrine of the resurrection of the flesh, anticipating what the great thinker might have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hitchcock, Nathan.
Karl Barth and the Resurrection of the Flesh : The Loss of the Body in Participatory Eschatology.
Havertown : James Clarke & Co, ©2013
Named Person: Karl Barth; Karl Barth
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Hitchcock
ISBN: 9780227901885 0227901886
OCLC Number: 857077908
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 204 pages)
Contents: Front Cover ; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Redeeming the Flesh; THE EARLY CHURCH'S SCANDALOUS DOCTRINE; TWO TRAJECTORIES OF THE DOCTRINE; The Collection of the Flesh; The Participation of the Flesh; Observations about the Two Trajectories; 2. Young Barth's Resurrection Dialectic; EARLY FORMATION (1886-1914); ESCHATOLOGIZING THE DIALECTIC (1915-19); RADICALIZING THE DIALECTIC (1919-24); HYPOSTATIZING THE DIALECTIC (1924-32); PRELIMINARY CONCLUSIONS; 3. The Resurrection of the Flesh as Eternalization; THE FREEDOM OF GOD. THE ETERNALIZATION OF THE RISEN CHRISTTHE LIMITATION OF THE HUMAN; THE ETERNALIZATION OF THE RISEN HUMAN; 4. The Resurrection of the Flesh as Manifestation; THE INTEGRITY OF THE SON; THE MANIFESTATION OF JESUS CHRIST; THE AMBIGUITY OF THE HUMAN; THE MANIFESTATION OF THE HUMAN; 5. The Resurrection of the Flesh as Incorporation; THE COMMUNION OF THE SPIRIT; THE INCORPORATION OF THE RISEN CHRIST; THE ISOLATION OF THE HUMAN; THE INCORPORATION OF THE RISEN HUMAN; 6. A Future in the Flesh; SUMMARY OF CRITIQUES; BARTH AND THE TWO TRAJECTORIES; ASCENDING TO HEAVEN OR RAISED ON EARTH?; Bibliography.
Responsibility: Nathan Hitchcock ; [with a foreword by Philip G. Ziegler].

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A challenging study and critique of Karl Barth's theology of the resurrection of the flesh, highlighting the problems in the idea of a participatory eschatology.  Read more...
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"In this engaging monograph, Hitchcock offers a challenging exploration and analysis of Karl Barth's theology of the resurrection. This is detailed in its presentation, provocative in its critique, Read more...

 
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