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For the Sake of the World
Karl Barth and the Future of Ecclesial Theology
POD; Published: 5/11/2004
ISBN: 978-0-8028-2699-2
Price: $ 39.99
220 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 6 x 9
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George Hunsinger is Hazel Thompson McCord Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary, founder of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, and recipient of the 2010 Karl Barth Award from the Union of Evangelical Churches in Germany. Among his other recent books are The Eucharist and Ecumenism: Let Us Keep the Feast and Torture Is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims, and People of Conscience Speak Out.

  • George Hunsinger
  • John W. Hart
  • Daniel L. Migliore
  • Eberhard Busch
  • Katherine Sonderegger
  • Clifford Green
  • David Hollenbach, S.J.
  • Caroline Schröder
  • John Webster
  • Brian Leftow
  • John D. Godsey
Paul Louis Metzger
"This collection of essays and responses by leading interpreters of Karl Barth reveals keen insights into his writing, life, and teaching, as well as foresight concerning his significance for issues facing the church today. The depth, complexities, and vitality of Barth's work come alive in these pages. For the Sake of the World will be welcomed by all students of this great twentieth-century theologian and by those concerned with doing theology in the new millennium."
William C. Placher
"Thirty-five years after Karl Barth's death, it seems that we are just beginning to give his theology the sort of detailed analysis it deserves and richly repays. These essays offer an outstanding model of the kind of work that needs doing. They give readers a deeper understanding not only of Barth but also of how to do theology."