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Reading the decree : exegesis, election and Christology in Calvin and Barth

Author: David Gibson
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2009.
Series: T & T Clark studies in systematic theology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What role does the interpretation of Scripture play in theological construction? In Reading the Decree David Gibson examines the exegesis of election in John Calvin and Karl Barth, and considers the relationship between election and Christology in their thought. He argues that for both Calvin and Barth their doctrine of election and its exegetical moorings are christologically shaped, but in significantly different  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gibson, David, 1969-
Reading the decree.
London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2009
(DLC) 2010275289
(OCoLC)310401988
Named Person: Jean Calvin; Karl Barth; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Karl Barth; Jean Calvin; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Gibson
ISBN: 9780567552365 0567552365
OCLC Number: 558716619
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 221 pages).
Contents: Calvin, Barth and Christocentrism --
Introduction --
Christ and election --
Exegesis and election --
On comparing Calvin and Barth --
Mapping the argument --
Christology and election --
Introduction --
Jesus Christ as the subject of election --
Jesus Christ as the object of election --
Conclusion : Trinity and election --
Community and election --
Introduction --
Calvin on Israel and the Church --
Barth on the community --
Romans 9.1-23 --
Romans 9.24-11.36 --
Conclusion : covenant and election --
Hermeneutics and election --
Introduction --
The hermeneutics of election in Calvin --
The hermeneutics of election in Barth --
Conclusion : revelation and election --
Conclusion.
Series Title: T & T Clark studies in systematic theology.
Responsibility: David Gibson.

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An exploration of a conceptual distinction between Calvin's theology as christocentric in a soteriological sense, and Barth's as christocentric in a principal sense.  Read more...
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"'Dr Gibson's exploration of the complex of issues that arises in the theological intersection of Christology, election and Scripture in Calvn and Barth is deft and clear, and painstaking and fair. Read more...

 
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