Hope in Barth's Eschatology-Interrogations and transformations beyond tragedy (Ashgate New Critical Thinking In Theology & Biblical Studies) in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies pdf epub fb2

Hope in Barth's Eschatology-Interrogations and transformations beyond tragedy (Ashgate New Critical Thinking In Theology & Biblical Studies) in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies by John C. McDowell pdf epub fb2

Hope in Barth's Eschatology-Interrogations and transformations beyond tragedy (Ashgate New Critical Thinking In Theology & Biblical Studies) in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies Author: John C. McDowell
Title: Hope in Barth's Eschatology-Interrogations and transformations beyond tragedy (Ashgate New Critical Thinking In Theology & Biblical Studies) in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies
ISBN: 0754615421
ISBN13: 978-0754615422
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Pages: 276 pages
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (December 28, 2000)
Language: English
Category: Other
Size PDF version: 1549 kb
Size EPUB version: 1379 kb
Subcategory: Humanities




Hope in Barth's Eschatology presents a critical investigation and survey of Karl Barth's writings, particularly his Church Dogmatics IV.3, in order to locate the character and nature of 'hope' within Barth's eschatology. Arguing that Barth, with his form of hope that refuses to shy away from the dark themes of the 'tragic vision', could be seen to undermine certain tragic sensibilities necessary for a healthy account of hope, John McDowell locates Barth within the context of larger traditions of theological thinking, and influential accounts of Christian hope, examining the work of Steiner, MacKinnon, Pannenberg, Rahner, Moltmanm and others. Addressing the relative neglect that Barth commentators have paid to eschatological themes, McDowell maintains that to miss what Barth is doing in his eschatology, is to seriously misunderstand Barth's broader theological sense. This book offers a significant contribution to the ongoing task of understanding Barth's theology whilst developing a way of reading hope and eschatology that, ultimately, places some critical questions at Barth's door.