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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Barth's Theology of Interpretation by Donald Wood

Ashgate will release another book in the Barth Studies series, entitled Barth's Theology of Interpretation by Donald Wood at University of Aberdeen. Here's the synopsis offered:

Through his single-minded insistence on the theological priority of the Bible, Karl Barth (1886-1968) helped redefine the history of twentieth-century Christian theology. Barth's Theology of Interpretation sheds new light on Barth's account of what scripture gives and requires, drawing on both familiar texts and recently published archival material to offer a fresh reading of Barth's theological account of the Christian church's relationship to its scriptures. In addition to presenting a fresh picture of Barth's intellectual development, Donald Wood also raises new questions regarding Barth's contribution to contemporary discussions of the theological interpretation of scripture.

Introduction; Discoveries and developments; History and the politics of interpretation; Revelation and the grounds of interpretation; Hearing and obeying the word of God; Conclusion; Bibliography; Indexes.

Further Information:
Affiliation: Donald Wood
ISBN: 0 7546 5457 5
Publication Date: 02/2008
Number of Pages: c. 240 pages
Binding: Hardback
Binding Options: Available in Hardback only
Book Size: 234 x 156 mm


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