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Professor of Dogmatics and New Testament Exegesis in Münster

Bruce L. McCormack

in Karl Barth's Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology

Published in print March 1997 | ISBN: 9780198269564
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600678 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198269560.003.0011
 Professor of Dogmatics and New Testament Exegesis in Münster

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A great deal of attention is given to the revised version of Barth’s prolegomena lectures published in 1927 under the title Die christliche Dogmatik im Entwurf in treatments of Barth’s development. However, a synchronic comparison, section by section, of all three versions of the prolegomena (the Göttingen and Münster versions together with Church Dogmatics I/I and I/2) shows the extent of which the fundamental decisions which control even the Church Dogmatics I/I and I/2 were already made in 1924-25 in Göttingen. This chapter discusses the events and works which influenced decisions made by Barth.

Keywords: Karl Barth; theological development; dogmatics

Chapter.  14968 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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