Doxological Theology : Karl Barth on Divine Providence, Evil and the Angels Hardback
Part of the T&T Clark Studies in Systematic Theology series
This is an examination of Barth's understanding of God's providence and the Reformed theology of Prayer, based on CD III/3.
In 1949, Karl Barth confidently upholds a high doctrine of divine providence, maintaining God's control of every event in history.
His argument is at once cheerful, but also defiant in the face of a Europe that is war-weary and doubtful of the full sovereignty of God.
Barth's movement to praise God shows his affinity for the Reformed theological tradition.
While Barth often distances himself from his Calvinist predecessors in important ways, he sees his own view of providence to be a positive reworking of the Reformed position in order to maintain what he understands as its most important insights: the praiseworthiness of the God of providence and the doxology of the creature. "Doxological Theology" investigates how the theologian, in response to the praiseworthy God of the Reformed tradition, is expected to pray his or her way through the doctrine of providence. "T&T Clark Studies in Systematic Theology" is a series of monographs in the field of Christian doctrine, with a particular focus on constructive engagement with major topics through historical analysis or contemporary restatement.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 11/08/2011
- Category: Christian theology
- ISBN: 9780567191182
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