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Karl Barth and the strange new world within the Bible

Neil B. MacDonald

Karl Barth and the strange new world within the Bible

Barth, Wittgenstein, and the Metadilemmas of the Enlightenment

by Neil B. MacDonald

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Published by Paternoster Press in Carlisle [England], Waynesboro, GA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Barth, Karl, -- 1886-1968.,
  • Barth, Karl, -- 1886-1968 -- Contributions in Biblical hermeneutics.,
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, -- 1889-1951.,
  • Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc. -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Enlightenment.,
  • Theology, Doctrinal -- History -- 20th century.,
  • History -- Philosophy -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Philosophy -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-366) and indexes.

    StatementNeil B. MacDonald ; foreword by Christopher R. Seitz.
    SeriesPaternoster biblical and theological monographs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4827.B3 M23 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 373 p. :
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22458944M
    ISBN 100853649707

    With this insight, Barth set off in a decades-long attempt to inscribe all Christian thought within “the strange new world of the Bible.” As even those who opposed the idea conceded, there was something captivating about his extravagant efforts to interpret everything in light of the biblical story of salvation. In His Own Words. Karl Barth was not only an important theologian, but also a gifted wordsmith. The following quotes are extracts from Insights, (original: Augenblicke) a collection of 94 short texts from Karl Barth, selected by Eberhard Busch, Karl Barth’s longtime assistant.. Insights provides a great introduction into Karl Barth’s work and his faith.

    Reading Karl Barth: New Directions for North American Theology. Your Price: $ Barth Reception in Britain $ Karl Barth and the Strange New World within the Bible. Your Price: $ The Theology of Karl Barth: Exposition and Interpretation. Your Price: $ Karl Barth and Evangelical Theology: Convergences and Divergences. 4. Consider David Gibson and Daniel Strange’s edited volume, Engaging with Barth: Contemporary Evangelical Critiques (). Here are a couple of commendations for the book: “Karl Barth was the most dominant theologian of the twentieth century, at once brilliant and baffling, majestic and frustrating. His influence, though, has scarcely waned.

    In , he had discovered what he called “the strange new world within or behind the Bible,” and notice he called it the strange world within or the world behind the Bible. There is no doubt that he wanted to take the Bible seriously. He did not only take the Bible as a human book, but he wanted to take this human book as. Definition. The theology of Karl Barth (–), which represents a theological tidal wave on the landscape of 20th century theology, is a totalizing system of doctrine rooted in a novel conception of God’s relationship with humanity, summed up in what he sees as an eternally and fully realized “Christ-event,” a sovereignly willed and enacted decision of divine self-revelation and.


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Karl Barth and the strange new world within the Bible by Neil B. MacDonald Download PDF EPUB FB2

Barth - The Strange New World within the Bible (WGWM) 3 we are in earnest, once with our shortsighted eyes and awkward fingers we have found the answer in it that we deserve.

Such an answer is something but, as we soon realize, not everything. It may satisfy us for a few years, but we simply cannot be content with it forever. "Karl Barth and the Strange New World within the Bible. Barth, Wittgenstein, and the Metadilemmas of the Enlightenment: It is a rare and exciting event to find a theologian within the English-speaking world who is so deeply involved with the current biblical debates concerning creation, covenant, and by: 8.

Karl Barth and the Strange New World Within the Bible: Barth, Wittgenstein and the Metadilemmas of the Enlargement (Paternoster Theological Monographs) by Neil B. MacDonald () Mass Market Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsManufacturer: Paternoster.

Originally published in and derived in part from his doctoral work, Neil B. MacDonald in Karl Barth and the Strange New World Within the Bible: Barth, Wittgenstein and the Metadilemmas of the Enlightenment (recently reissued, a second edition, over pages in length) raises many questions, questions that have, one might say, bedeviled theology and philosophy and Cited by: 2.

Karl Barth and the Strange New World Within the Bible: Barth, Wittgenstein and the Metadilemmas of the Enlargement (Paternoster Theological Monographs) by MacDonald, Neil B. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Karl Barth and the Strange New World within the Bible Neil MacDonald, Karl Barth and the Strange New World within the Bible: Barth, Wittgenstein and the Metadilemmas of the Enlightenment (Revised Edition; Paternoster, ), xxiv + $ (paperback) Reviewed by Shane Wilkins.

However, even with all the variations of answers and all the different denominations that were represented, there was one article that was mentioned more than any other: Karl Barth’s “The Strange New World Within The Bible.” Barth’s article can be found in chapter 2 of his seminal work The Word of God and The Word of Man originally written in When I read the article for the first.

What sort of country is spread before our eyes when we throw the Bible open?” (Karl Barth, “The Strange New World within the Bible,” The Word of God and the Word of Man [Harper & Brothers Publishers, ], p.

28). What [he encountered] is what Swiss theologian Karl Barth described [as] “The Strange New World Within the Bible.”. This mysteriousness and absolutely other quality to God is what lies behind Barth’s essay ‘The Strange New World of the Bible.’ The Bible isn’t a book like other books, containing obvious principles and teachings, because God is completely alien to our concepts: Strange+New+World.

6Karl Barth, “The Strange New World within the Bible,” in The Word of God and the Word of Man, trans. Douglas Horton (New York: Harper & Row, ), 3 launches into a brief rehearsal of some of the significant encounters between God and man recorded in the pages of Scripture.

One might go so far to say that, since the Bible had got there first, historically, the Enlightenment was decidedly less original than its advocates thought. The thesis of this book is simple: Barth believed the Bible anticipated the self-same concerns and challenges that the Enlightenment thought it was bringing to light for the very first time.

Karl Barth and the Strange New World within the Bible: Barth, Wittgenstein and the Metadilemmas of the Enlargement (Paternoster Biblical & Theological Monographs) Paperback – 1 July by Neil MacDonald (Author) See all formats and editionsAuthor: Neil MacDonald.

Introductuction:  A year ago I began re-reading KARL BARTH and found a copy of an essay, “The Strange New World within the Bible”. Deciding to preach on this topic, I find Barth’s writings as relevant today as nealry years ago.

My only regret is giving away many of by Barth books when I was cleaning out my library. Before we can grasp the significance of his answer, however, we need to re-orient our thinking to what Karl Barth once called “the strange new world within the Bible.” [2] I don’t mean by this the strange old world of the ancient Near East, something entirely different.

Karl Barth (my bold) And in that unknown other name and other world, we find true life and salvation. But where do we know about this other unknown world. It is through the Scripture, the Word of God—where we meet (as he declared in a talk of the same name) “the strange, new world within the Bible,” where God in Christ is present.

Pbtm: Karl Barth And The Strange New World Within The Bible This is a major study of the twentieth-century theologian Karl Barth. Its chief strength is that it demonstrates the genuine intellectual force behind Barth's approach to the Bible.

Get this from a library. Karl Barth and the strange new world within the Bible: Barth, Wittgenstein, and the Metadilemmas of the Enlightenment. [Neil B MacDonald]. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. FOREWORD by Douglas Horton.

7: THE STRANGE NEW WORLD WITHIN THE BIBLE. BIBLICAL QUESTIONS INSIGHTS AND VISTAS The Word of God and the Word of Man Karl Barth Snippet view - The Word of God and the Word of /5(2).

The issue of Karl Barth and inerrancy is a subject I discussed briefly in my book, Karl Barth in Plain English. There my purpose was to show that Barth did not profess inerrancy, that, for Barth, the Bible is “vulnerable to errors,” and ultimately that his reasons for this are worth considering.

Karl Barth was born in Basel, Switzerland, in A theologian, Barth is considered to be one of the most prolific writers Christendom has ever produced.

His Church Dogmatics runs well o pages in English translation. There also is a great body of occasional writing. Karl Barth and the Strange New World Within the Bible: Barth, Wittgenstein and the Metadilemmas of the Enlightenment.

By Neil B. MacDonald Being in Action: The Theological Shape of Barth's Ethical Vision. By Paul T. Nimmo.Karl Barth discovered something altogether different: “the strange new world within the Bible” (Barth ).

The dialectic of dialectic theology was essentially about the relationship of God and human being in the New Testament, that is, about God’s affirming “Yes” to human being and God’s “No” to its sinfulness and.