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By Kimlyn J. Bender

With one foot on this planet of Scripture and one other within the modern global, Karl Barth was once either a contemporary and a confessional theologian. The intersection of those worlds makes him a fruitful discussion accomplice for pondering creatively approximately what it capacity to be trustworthy to Jesus Christ this present day.

In this number of essays either previous and new, Kimlyn Bender explores Barth's knowing of Christ, church and global in dialog with American evangelicalism, Roman Catholicism, Reinhard Hütter, Adolf von Harnack, Bart Ehrman and Baptists, between others. alongside the best way he additionally engages the theology of Friedrich Schleiermacher. Bender's penetrating research of contemporary theology sheds gentle on either the duty of theology and the witness of the church.

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