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Karl Barth and the analogia entis

Author: Keith L Johnson
Publisher: T & T Clark, London : T & T Clark, ©2010.
Series: T & T Clark studies in systematic theology, v. 6.
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Many interpreters argue that Karl Barth's rejection of the Roman Catholic analogia entis was based upon a mistaken interpretation of the principle, and many scholars also contend that late in his career, Barth changed his mind about the analogia entis, either by withdrawing his rejection of it or by adopting some form of it as his own. This book challenges both views, and by doing so, it opens up new avenues for  Read more...
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Johnson, Keith L.
Karl Barth and the analogia entis.
London : T & T Clark, ©2010
Named Person: Karl Barth; Karl Barth
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keith L Johnson
ISBN: 9780567611468 0567611469 0567441342 9780567441348 9780567344632 0567344630
OCLC Number: 649832767
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 244 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; The Question at Princeton; Von Balthasar and Beyond; Answering Two Questions; A New Starting Point; 2 The Background to the Debate; Introduction; Barth's Break with Liberalism; 'The Righteousness of God'; Romans I; Romans II; Przywara: Towards a Renewed Roman Catholic Church; Towards the analogia entis; 'God as the Mystery of the World'; 'God in Us or Above Us?'; A Stage Set for the Future; 3 Incarnation and Analogy; Introduction; Barth at Göttingen; The Theology of Zwingli; The Theology of the Reformed Confessions; The Göttingen Dogmatics. Przywara's Religionsphilosophie katholischer TheologiePrzywara's Methodology; The Problem of God in History; The Analogy of Being as the Solution to the Problem; Catholicism and History; Two Competing yet Related Visions; 4 The Nature of Barth's Rejection of the analogia entis; Introduction; Barth and Przywara in Münster; Przywara's Visit to Barth's Seminar; Barth's Initial Response: 'Fate and Idea in Theology'; Theology and Philosophy; Barth against Realism; Barth and Idealism; Returning to Protestant Soil; Barth's Second Response: 'The Holy Spirit and the Christian Life' To the Doctrine of GodBarth's Rejection of the analogia entis; 5 Przywara's Analogia Entis and the 'Invention of the Anti-Christ'; Introduction; The Prelude to Analogia Entis and the Preface to CD I/1; Przywara's Analogia Entis; The Failure of Philosophy; Two Modes of Knowledge; The analogia entis as the Solution to Philosophy's Problems; Philosophy, Theology, and Divine Revelation; 'The Invention of the Anti-Christ'; 6 Barth's analogia fidei and Its Implications; Introduction; Barth's analogia fidei; Divine Revelation and the analogia entis; 'Capacity of the Incapable' Gottlieb Söhngen: 'analogia entis within the analogia fidei 'Barth's Response to Söhngen; Barth's Extrinsic Analogy of Attribution; The Nature of Barth's Change with Regard to the analogia entis; 7 Analogy in Covenant; Introduction; Von Balthasar's Interpretation of Barth; Barth's Mature Use of Analogy; Creation and Covenant; Barth's 'Bracket' and the Doctrine of Justification; Analogy in Relation; The Culmination of Barth's Analogical Thinking; Analogy as Vocation; Analogy and the Church for the World; 8 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S.
Series Title: T & T Clark studies in systematic theology, v. 6.
Responsibility: Keith L. Johnson.


A study that challenges the classical view of Karl Barth's rejection of the Roman Catholic understanding of analogia entis. It opens up fresh avenues for ecumenical dialogue between Protestants and  Read more...
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"'The best work on this demanding topic ever to have been written. It contributes not only to the field of Barth studies but also to modern theology in general.' - George Hunsinger, Princeton Read more...

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