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Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2018
|Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches)|
How Jewish was Karl Barth? This provocative question by David Novak opens Karl Barth, the Jews, and Judaisma volume that brings together nine eminent Jewish and Christian theologians reflecting on a crucial aspect of Barths thought and legacy. These scholarly essays not only make a noteworthy contribution to Barth studies but also demonstrate creative possibilities for building positive Jewish-Christian relations without theological compromise.
Contributors & Topics
David Novak on the extent to which Barth thought like a Jew
Eberhard Busch on three Jewish-Christian milestones in Barths life
George Hunsinger on Christian philo-Semitism and supersessionism
Peter Ochs on Barthian elements in Jewish-Christian dialogue
Victoria J. Barnett on Barth and post-WWII interfaith encounters
Thomas F. Torrance on Israels divine calling in world history
C. E. B. Cranfield on Pauline texts pertinent to Jewish-Christian relations
Hans Küng on moving from anti-Semitism to theological dialogue
Ellen T. Charry on addressing theological roots of enmity
George Hunsinger is McCord Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary and the recipient of the 2010 Karl Barth Prize from the Union of Evangelical Churches in Germany. His previous books include Thy Word Is Truth: Barth on Scripture and Evangelical, Catholic, and Reformed: Doctrinal Essays on Barth and Related Themes.
"George Hunsinger hosts an all-star cast of theologians and scholars modeling serious and respectful interreligious encounter at the highest levels. This is an impressive volume, an indispensable addition to the curriculum of seminaries and study circles alike."
Keith L. Johnson
"Unexpectedly moving. . . . Barth scholars will appreciate the deep archival work and the fresh readings of his theology. Others interested in the relationship between Judaism and Christianity will find a volume full of challenging questions, honest answers, and new insights."