Reading Karl Barth for the Church (Paperback)

A Guide and Companion

By Kimlyn J. Bender

Baker Academic, 9780801097584, 336pp.

Publication Date: June 18, 2019

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Leading Barth interpreter Kimlyn Bender provides an introduction to the essence of Barth's theology, emphasizing themes that speak to the concerns of the church, the pastorate, and Christian ministry. This book serves as a companion to the first volume of Barth's Church Dogmatics, offering straightforward help for reading and understanding that work in its entirety as well as developing the skills necessary to read more of Barth's writings. Reading schedules (for both the first volume and the complete Church Dogmatics) and discussion questions for individuals and groups are included.

About the Author

Kimlyn J. Bender (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary), an ordained Baptist minister, is professor of Christian theology at Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, in Waco, Texas. He is the author of Confessing Christ for Church and World and Karl Barth's Christological Ecclesiology and coeditor of Theology as Conversation.