The Epistle to the Romans : Karl Barth's Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans

Author: Parker, T.H.L.
Publisher: Oxford University Press ©1968
Format: Paperback; 576 pages
Library Section: Religious Section (REL)
Edition: Sixth Edition

Location: Ellen G. White Study Center
Call Number: REL 227.1 BAR 1968
Status: Reserved
Stocks Available: 1 copy

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ISBN-10: 0195002946
ISBN-13: 978-0195002942

Karl Barth (1886-1968) was an influential Swiss Reformed Christian theologian. He was also a pastor and one of the leading thinkers in the neo-orthodox movement.

This volume provides a much-needed English translation of the sixth edition of what is considered the fundamental text for fully understanding Barthianism. Barth--who remains a powerful influence on European and American theology--argues that the modern Christian preacher and theologian face the same basic problems that confronted Paul. Assessing the whole Protestant argument in relation to modern attitudes and problems, he focuses on topics such as Biblical exegesis; the interrelationship between theology, the Church, and religious experience; the relevance of the truth of the Bible to culture; and what preachers should preach.

Karl Barth's Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans first appeared in Germany in 1918, and caused an immediate sensation. A second edition, corrected, enlarged, and reconsidered, followed in 1921, and four others by 1933.

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