Revisiting the doctrine of the divine attributes : in dialogue with Karl Barth, Eberhard Jüngel, and Wolf Krötke

Introduction -- The inherited shape of the doctrine. Introduction ; Barth on the Protestant orthodox ; Krötke on Gregory of Nyssa and Pseudo-Dionysius ; Jüngel on Aquinas ; Conclusion -- The divine attributes according to Barth. Introduction ; The being of God. The being of God in act ; The being of...

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Published in:Issues in systematic theology
Main Author: Holmes, Christopher R. J. 1974-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Bern Frankfurt Berlin [u.a.] Lang 2007
In:Issues in systematic theology
Edition:1. Aufl.
Series/Journal:Issues in systematic theology 15
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Krötke, Wolf 1938- / Attributes of God / Jüngel, Eberhard 1934- / Barth, Karl 1886-1968
B Barth, Karl 1886-1968 / Jüngel, Eberhard 1934- / Krötke, Wolf 1938- / Theology / God
Further subjects:B Jüngel, Eberhard
B God (Christianity) Attributes History of doctrines 20th century
B Krötke, Wolf
B Theology History 20th century
B Barth, Karl 1886-1968
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Summary:Introduction -- The inherited shape of the doctrine. Introduction ; Barth on the Protestant orthodox ; Krötke on Gregory of Nyssa and Pseudo-Dionysius ; Jüngel on Aquinas ; Conclusion -- The divine attributes according to Barth. Introduction ; The being of God. The being of God in act ; The being of God as one who loves ; The being of God in freedom ; The divine perfections. Neither nominalism nor expressivism ; The derivation and distribution of the attributes ; Divine hiddenness ; The positive character of the divine freedom ; The early doctrine of the attributes with reference to The Göttingen dogmatics ; The divine glory ; Conclusion -- The divine attributes according to Jüngel. Introduction ; Contra the metaphysical tradition. The coming of God to language ; Divine simplicity reconsidered ; Prayer as the home of the narratively rendered love of God ; The analogy of Advent and the analogy of reservation ; Justification ; Divine hiddenness ; Hypostasis and attribute ; The divine glory ; The divine freedom ; Glory revisited ; Conclusion -- The divine attributes according to Krötke. Introduction ; The theological task of the doctrine ; God's self-relatedness as the basis of the doctrine of the divine attributes ; God's clarity as God's glory ; The truth of God ; The falsity of atheism, in conversation with Feuerbach ; The clarity of God's love. God's justifying love ; Mercy, sin and the clarity of God's love ; The clarity of God's power. The wisdom of the exercise of God's power ; The abstraction that is theodicy ; The clarity of God's eternity. Eternity and the absolute attributes ; God's eternity and the final judgment ; Conclusion -- Conclusions
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0820486965