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This important book, by the twentieth century’s preeminent Christian theologian, explains the Apostle’s Creed as a foundation of the Christian religion. More accessible than some of Karl Barth’s other works, it provides an entry point into the thinking of Barth for all readers. In the foreword, Robert McAffee Brown notes that “it is little short of amazing, reading Credo in light of the full Church Dogmatics, how much of the latter is here in nuce in this small book. The dissatisfaction with ‘natural theology,’ the centrality of Christology, the sheer ‘givenness’ of the gift of grace to the undeserving . . . these and other themes that Church Dogmatics spells out over hundreds of pages, confront us here in a paragraph, a page, a chapter, in such a way that we discover that for Barth the tasks of exegete and preacher, scholar and proclaimer, teacher and witness, are all combined in one vocation.”

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Key Features

  • Featues a key title from Karl Barth
  • Examines an important topic from a Reformed twentieth-century perspective
  • Provides biblical exegesis combined with deep concern for theological orthodoxy'

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Karl Barth

Karl Barth (May 10, 1886–December 10, 1968) was a twentieth-century Swiss theologian in the Reformed tradition. A vigorous opponent of theological liberalism and modernism, he is sometimes called “the Father of Neo-Orthodoxy.”

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  1. Sean

    Sean

    11/25/2016

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    A series of his lectures originally published in 1935, this is an excellent and short preview (not summary) of his thought in the later Church Dogmatics. Note: While not a particularly difficult read, this is an academic work. Barth treats the Creed in Latin, and untranslated Latin vocabulary occurs frequently.
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