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Calvin, Barth, and Reformed Theology : Liberation Themes in Evangelical Perspective

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  • Copyright: 2008-07-15
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"This book offers an opportunity to assess how Calvin and Barth might help to carry the mantle of Reformed theology into the future. Doctrinal areas of focus: the sacraments, the nature of atonement, and scripture."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Historical Overviewp. 1
Calvin, Barth, and Reformed Theology: Historical Prolegomena Carl Truemanp. 3
Introductionp. 3
Reformed Theology in Historic Confessional Contextp. 4
Reformed Theology and Confessional Formulationp. 6
Assessing Confessional Reformed Theology in Early Modern Contextp. 8
The Collapse of Reformed Orthodoxyp. 9
Karl Barth and Reformed Orthodoxyp. 11
Barth and Von Harnackp. 11
Barth at Gottingen: Reformed Orthodoxy and the Impact of Heppep. 14
Barth's Relationship to Reformed Orthodoxyp. 20
The Sacraments of Baptism and Eucharistp. 27
Calvin and Barth on the Lord's Supper Trevor Hartp. 29
Introductionp. 29
Some Key Issuesp. 30
The Presence and Action of Godp. 30
The Presence of Christ and the Elementsp. 32
Eucharistic Modificationp. 34
Summaryp. 37
Calvin - Bread and Wine Trans-figuredp. 38
Divine Sign-givingp. 38
Faith Alone Participates in the Signp. 40
Signs and Wordsp. 41
Signification, Metonymy and the Presence of Christp. 42
The Incarnation and Imaginative Trans-figurationp. 44
Barth - Signification, Revelation and Responsep. 45
Signification and Analogyp. 46
Hypostatic and Sacramental Unionp. 47
The Word takes Fleshp. 48
The Presence of Christ and the Supperp. 49
The Supper as a Sign of Responsep. 51
Conclusionp. 54
Baptism in the Theology of John Calvin and Karl Barth Anthony R. Crossp. 57
Introductionp. 57
The Sacramental Nature of Baptismp. 58
The Role of the Holy Spiritp. 62
The Meaning of Baptismp. 65
Infant Baptismp. 73
Conclusionp. 79
The Sacramental Nature of Baptismp. 79
The Role of the Holy Spiritp. 82
The Meaning of Baptismp. 82
Infant Baptismp. 85
In Concludingp. 87
Atonementp. 89
Karl Barth's Narrative Doctrine of Substitutionary Atonement Neil B. MacDonaldp. 91
Introductionp. 91
YHWH, the God of Israel, who takes His own Judgement on Himself (in the Form of His Son, Jesus of Nazareth)p. 93
Barth: 'Front-Wheel Drive' or 'Back-Wheel Drive' Theologian?p. 96
The Locus of Barth's Doctrine in the Synoptic Narrativesp. 97
The Literary Shape of the Synoptic Narrative - the Three Essential Partsp. 99
The First Two Parts are to be Understood in Terms of a Judicial Frameworkp. 100
The Resurrection and the Identity of Jesus of Nazarethp. 103
Barth's Theological Move: The Judicial Framework as Substitutionary Atonementp. 104
The Theological Identity of Pilate's Judgement: YHWH's Judgement on Jesusp. 105
The Two Narrative Conditions of Substitutionary Atonementp. 108
Jesus takes His own Eschatological Judgement on Himselfp. 110
The 'Directorial Eye' of the Evangelistp. 112
The 'Eye of Faith': The 'Directorial Eye' that becomes Your 'Eye'p. 114
Conclusionp. 115
Calvin, Barth, and the Subject of Atonement Myron B. Pennerp. 118
Introductionp. 118
Calvin on Atonementp. 119
Christ our Redeemerp. 120
For whom did Christ die?p. 128
The Calvinist Barth?p. 135
Barth for/against Calvinp. 136
Christ, Election, and Atonementp. 136
Calvin or Barth?p. 141
Conclusionp. 144
Scripturep. 147
Calvin on Scripture Stephen R. Holmesp. 149
Introductionp. 149
Calvin's Fundamental Beliefs about Scripturep. 151
The Unity of Scripture: The Person and Work of Jesus Christp. 153
Factual Error in the Claims of the Bible?p. 156
Natural Theology and Accommodationp. 157
Calvin, Barth, and Theological Interpretation Craig G. Bartholomewp. 163
Introductionp. 163
Common Groundp. 165
The Bible as the Word of Godp. 169
Biblical Interpretation and Theologyp. 171
Critical Scholarship and Exegesisp. 173
The Role of Historical Criticismp. 174
The Role of Philosophy and General Hermeneutics in Biblical Interpretationp. 175
Calvin, Barth, and Postmodern Interpretationp. 176
Author Indexp. 179
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