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Author McGrath, Alister E., 1953-

Title Emil Brunner : a reappraisal / Alister E. McGrath
Published Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2014


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Contents Cover; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface; A Note on Translations and Editions; 1: Emil Brunner: The Origins of a Theological Mind, 1914-1924; Theological Studies at Zurich; Pastoral Ministry and Contacts in England; The Swiss Crisis of Identity, 1914-1919; Brunner and Dialectical Theology: The Origins of an Ambivalent Relationship; Brunner in America, 1919-1920; Brunner, Barth, and Thurneysen: Continuing Debate; The Quest for Recognition: Erlebnis, Erkenntnis und Glaube (1921-2); Brunner and American Psychology of Religion
The Limits of Humanity: Reflections on Revelation and Reason (1922)The Critique of Schleiermacher: Die Mystik und das Wort (1924); Part I: The Making of a Dialectical Theologian; 2: Brunner's Theology of Crisis: Critique and Construction, 1924-1929; The 1925 Inaugural Lecture at Zurich: Revelation and Theology; Reason and Theology: An Ecclesial Engagement (1927); The Mediator: A Manifesto for Dialectical Theology (1927); The Trinity: Dogma, not Kerygma; The American Reception of the "Theology of Crisis" (1928); 3: Reflections on the Tasks of Theology, 1929-1933
Crisis: The Rise of Ideology in Western Europe, 1920-1935Brunner's Challenge to Ideology: The "Other Task of Theology" (1929); Presenting Dialectical Theology in Britain: The Word and the World (1931); A Theological Ethics: The Divine Imperative (1932); A Problematic Liaison: Brunner and the Oxford Group; The Work of the Holy Spirit: The Copenhagen Lectures (1934); 4: Natural Theology? The Barth-Brunner Debate of 1934; Natural Theology: A Contested Notion; Karl Barth's Views on Natural Theology, 1918-1933; A Game-Changer: The Nazi Power Grab of 1933
Brunner's Public Criticism of Barth: Nature and Grace (1934)Brunner's Later Views on Natural Theology: Revelation and Reason (1941); Barth's Response: No! (1934); 5: Brunner's Theological Anthropology: Man in Revolt (1937); The Need for a Theological Anthropology; The Impossibility of an "Objective" Anthropology; The Dependence of Humanity on God; The "Contradiction" within Humanity; The Image of God and Human Identity; Humanity and Evolution: The Limits of Darwinism; 6: Objectivity and Subjectivity in Theology: Truth as Encounter (1937)
Object and Subject in Theology: The Context to Brunner's ThoughtObjectivity and Subjectivity: Brunner's Criticism of Existing Paradigms; Overcoming the Object-Subject Impasse: Brunner's Strategy; The Implications of Brunner's Notion of "Truth as Encounter"; America: The Call to Princeton Theological Seminary, 1937-1939; Part II: Consolidation: Brunner's Vision for Post-War Theological Reconstruction; 7: Brunner's Vision for the Christian Community: The Church, State, and Culture; The Ideological Origins of Totalitarianism; An Antidote to Totalitarianism: The Renewal of Natural Law
Summary In Emil Brunner: A Reappraisal, renowned theologian Alister E. McGrath presents a comprehensive intellectual history of Emil Brunner, the highly influential Swiss theologian who was instrumental in shaping modern Protestant theology. Explores Brunner's theological development and offers a critical engagement of his theologyExamines the role that Brunner played in shaping the characteristics of dialectical theologyReveals the complex and shifting personal and professional relationship between Brunner and BarthDelves into the reasons for Brunner's
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Brunner, Emil, 1889-1966.
Brunner, Emil, 1889-1966.
RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Systematic.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2014001115
ISBN 9781118569245