Chapter

Conclusion

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/10.1093/0198269560.003.0014
 Conclusion

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This chapter presents a synthesis of the preceding discussions on the theological development of Karl Barth. Through all the phases of his development, Barth was a critically realistic dialectical theologian. All of his efforts in theology may be considered as an attempt to overcome Kant by means of Kant; not retreating behind him and seeking to go around him, but through him. It is important to note that however critical Barth may have been of modern theology, the form in which he taught dialectical theology was a thoroughly modern option.

Keywords: Karl Barth; theological development; dialectic

Chapter.  1346 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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