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Author Dorrien, Gary J.
Title The Barthian revolt in modern theology : theology without weapons / Gary Dorrien.
Imprint Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, [2000]
Edition First edition.

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Subject Barth, Karl, 1886-1968.
Dialectical theology.
Alt Name NetLibrary, Inc.
Description x, 239 pages ; 23 cm
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-232) and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585272875 (electronic bk.) : $29.95
0664221513 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 45730669
Additional Format Original (DLC) 99038148 (OCoLC)41871401.
Table of Contents
 Introduction: Neoorthodoxy Reconsidered1
1Twilight of the Gods: Liberal Theology and the Barthian Revolt14
  Resisting Historicism: Herrmann and the Ritschlian School15
  Another Kind of Ritschlianism22
  Preaching Herrmannian Theology27
  The Socialist Difference: Politics and Theology32
  Theology and the Great War36
  The Barthian Turn: Giving Up Schleiermacher42
2Dialectics of the Word: Crisis Theology47
  Opening to the World of God48
  Paulinism and the World of the Kingdom52
  Theology and the Crisis of Liberalism56
  Rethinking the Pauline Message61
  Crisis Theology as Kierkegaardian Dialectic66
  Dialectics and Dogmatics71
3Self-Authenticating? The Break-Up of Dialectical Theology81
  Spirit of the Whole or Criticism of Spirits?84
  Heidegger and the Question of Philosophical Preunderstanding87
  Mediating Realism and Idealism92
  Breaking Ranks: The Sufficiency of Revelation96
  Faith Knowledge: Fides Quaerens Intellectum99
  Resisting German Christianity100
  The Word Alone: Barth or Bultmann?104
  Maintaining Sola Gratia: Barth and Brunner106
  Brunner and Gogarten: Barthianism as a Movement111
  Brunner on Nature and Grace116
  No! Autopistia as Polemics121
  Legacy of a Theological Blowout128
4Otherworldly Positivism? Modern Theology against Barth131
  Tillich and Thielicke: The Limits of Otherworldliness132
  Reinhold Niebuhr: Otherworldliness as Distorted Politics134
  Brunner: The Problem of Dogmatism140
  Barthian Theology and Barthian Politics142
  The Orthodox Difference: Barth's Dogmatic Turn144
  The Virgin Birth in the Logic of Logos Christology145
  Bonhoeffer: Secularity and Revelational Positivism149
  Open to Dialogue or Criticism?157
  Barthian Neoorthodoxy as Science: T. F. Torrance160
  Countermelodies: Rereading Barth163
5Theology without Weapons: History and the Open Word168
  Herrmann on Revelation and True Religion170
  Herrmannianism and Historicism: Barth, Bultmann, Fuchs, and Ebeling173
  Myth and History177
  The Word without Crutches180
  Barth and Bultmann: History and Easter Faith182
  Worldviews and the Word of Christ187
  Dialectics of the Word192