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Barth's interpretation of the Virgin Birth : a sign of mystery

Author: Dustin Resch
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2012.
Series: Barth studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book offers a comprehensive account and analysis of Barth's interpretation of the doctrine of the virgin birth. Setting the doctrine in the context of the western Christian tradition, Resch examines it in relation to Barth's discussions in the Church Dogmatics of Christology, pneumatology and the interpretation of Scripture. The importance of this study lies in the way that it reveals Barth's continuity and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Resch, Dustin.
Barth's Interpretation of the Virgin Birth : A Sign of Mystery.
Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, ©2012
Named Person: Karl Barth; Karl Barth
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dustin Resch
ISBN: 9781409441182 1409441180 1409441172 9781409441175
OCLC Number: 802049529
Description: 1 online resource (218 pages).
Contents: The doctrine of the virgin birth according to select figures in the Western church --
The development of Karl Barth's doctrine of the virgin birth --
The virgin birth as the sign of God's "yes" and "no" --
The conception of Jesus and the work of the Holy Spirit --
There for God: Mary in the theology of Karl Barth.
Series Title: Barth studies.
Responsibility: Dustin Resch.


Rejecting the conclusion of many of his contemporaries - including that of his own father - the Swiss theologian, Karl Barth (1886-1968), argued vehemently that, understood aright, the doctrine of  Read more...
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'... Resch successfully illustrates ways that Barth's thinking on the virgin birth remains both broadly Augustinian insofar as the doctrine relates to that of original sin, and radically revisionist Read more...

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