The Barth Lectures Paperback

by Colin E. Gunton;

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The Barth Lectures

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Colin Gunton was world renowned as a scholar, systematic theologian and Reformed minister; however, he never lived to fulfill his ambition to write a book devoted solely to Barth. "Gunton on Barth" is an in-depth analysis, derived from the lecture course he gave most years at King's College London: something of an annual institution it was aimed at undergraduates, though the majority of those attending were MA/PhD students, and researchers from America and Germany! Approximately half of the work consists of quotations representing an essential understanding: Colin was a creative lecturer, although he worked from notes he gave space to the free rein of his mind particularly when fielding questions or trying to analyze a particular strand of Barth's thought. Colin's understanding and expertise was world renowned. He did not take all Barth wrote uncritically, he struggled and wrestled with this giant of twentieth-century theology: as he always said at the beginning of the course, "Not everyone buys into Barth...I don't, all the way along the line, as I get older I get more and more dissatisfied with the details of his working out of the faith...over the years I think I have developed a reasonable view of this great man who is thoroughly exciting and particularly, I can guarantee, if you do this course, that you will be a better theologian by the third year, whether or not you agree with him...he is a great man to learn to think theologically with."

The Barth Lectures by Colin E. Gunton was published by Continuum in May 2007 and is our 22405th best seller. The ISBN for The Barth Lectures is 9780567031402.

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Details for The Barth Lectures

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherContinuum (May 2007)
EditorPaul Brazier
Number of Pages320
Thickness18 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code1004363
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