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Number of Pages: 260
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 9.30 X 6.30 X 0.72 (inches)|
In Emil Brunner: A Reappraisal, renowned theologian Alister E. McGrath presents a comprehensive intellectual history of Emil Brunner, the highly influential Swiss theologian who was instrumental in shaping modern Protestant theology.
- Explores Brunner’s theological development and offers a critical engagement of his theology
- Examines the role that Brunner played in shaping the characteristics of dialectical theology
- Reveals the complex and shifting personal and professional relationship between Brunner and Barth
- Delves into the reasons for Brunner’s contemporary neglect in theological scholarship
- Represents the only book-length study of Brunner’s works and significance in the English language
Alister E. McGrath is Professor of Theology, Ministry and Education at King’s College London, UK, and head of its Centre for Theology, Religion, and Culture. One of the world’s leading theologians, McGrath is the author of some of the most widely used textbooks on theology, including Christian Theology: An Introduction (2010) and Historical Theology (2012).
“McGrath has written an excellent account of Brunner's theology that should, if history be kind, spark a renewed interest and consideration of Brunner as a significant theologian for the 21st century.” (Freedom in Orthodoxy, 1 February 2014)