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Karl Barth, the Jews, and Judaism

, 2018
ISBN: 9780802875761
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How Jewish was Karl Barth? This provocative question by David Novak opens Karl Barth, the Jews, and Judaism—a volume that brings together nine eminent Jewish and Christian theologians reflecting on a crucial aspect of Barth’s thought and legacy. These scholarly essays not only make a noteworthy contribution to Barth studies but also demonstrate creative possibilities for building positive Jewish-Christian relations without theological compromise.

Key Features

  • Examines Karl Barth’s own interactions with Judaism
  • Provides dialogue between Jewish and Christian scholars
  • Proposes framework for future relations between Jews and Christians


  • How Jewish Was Karl Barth?
  • Karl Barth and the Jews: The History of a Relationship
  • A Dialogue between David Novak and Eberhard Busch
  • After Barth: A Christian Appreciation of Jews and Judaism
  • To Love Tanakh Is Love Enough for the Jews: Reflection on Dabru Emet
  • Karl Barth and the Early Postwar Interfaith Encounters, 1945-1950
  • The Divine Vocation and Destiny of Israel in World History
  • Light from Saint Paul on Christian-Jewish Relations
  • From Anti-Semitism to Theological Dialogue
  • Toward Ending Enmity


Praise for the Print Edition

George Hunsinger hosts an all-star cast of theologians and scholars modeling serious and respectful interreligious encounter at the highest levels. This is an impressive volume, an indispensable addition to the curriculum of seminaries and study circles alike.

—Elliot Ratzman, Lawrence University

Unexpectedly moving. . . . Barth scholars will appreciate the deep archival work and the fresh readings of his theology. Others interested in the relationship between Judaism and Christianity will find a volume full of challenging questions, honest answers, and new insights.

—Keith L. Johnson, Wheaton College

  • Title: Karl Barth, the Jews, and Judaism
  • Author: George Hunsinger
  • Publisher: Eerdmans
  • Print Publication Date: 2018
  • Logos Release Date: 2019
  • Pages: 189
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Barth, Karl, 1886-1968; Christianity and other religions › Judaism; Judaism › Relations--Christianity; Judaism (Christian theology)
  • ISBN: 9780802875761
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2020-08-16T01:01:44Z

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George Hunsinger is an ordained Presbyterian minister and theologian. He is currently the Hazel Thompson McCord Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ. Hunsinger was the director of the Center for Barth Studies at Princeton from 1997 – 2001. Hunsinger received a BD from Harvard University Divinity School and an MA, MPhil, and PhD from Yale University. His work has focused primarily on the theology of Karl Barth. Hunsinger was the recipient of the 2010 Karl Barth Prize and joins previous prize recipients Eberhard Jüngel, Hans Küng, John W. de Gruchy, Johannes Rau, Bruce McCormack, and others.

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