The Knowledge of God and the Service of God According to the Teaching of the Reformation

Recalling the Scottish Confession of 1560 (Gifford Lectures 1937 & 1938)

By Karl Barth

Translated by J. L. M. Haire, Ian Henderson

The Knowledge of God and the Service of God According to the Teaching of the Reformation

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The Knowledge of God and the Service of God According to the Teaching of the Reformation

Recalling the Scottish Confession of 1560 (Gifford Lectures 1937 & 1938)

By Karl Barth

Translated by J. L. M. Haire, Ian Henderson

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  • ISBN: 9781597524278
  • Pages: 288
  • Publication Date: 11/1/2005
  • Retail Price: $30.00
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  • ISBN: 9781597524278
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About-

"These lectures on that teaching [of the Reformed church on natural theology] will not take the form of an independent outline, but will be connected with a 'document' of the Reformation. Further, taking into account the specifically Scottish character of the Gifford foundation, this document will be a document of the 'Scottish' Reformation. . . . I am letting John Knox and his friend speak in their 'Confessio Scotica' of 1560. This is not to take the form of an historical analysis of the Scottish Confession, but that of a theological paraphrase and elucidation of the document as it speaks to-day and as we to-day by a careful objective examination of its content can hear it speak."

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Karl Barth
J. L. M. Haire
Ian Henderson

Bio(s)-

Karl Barth (1886-1968), the Swiss Reformed professor and pastor, was once described by Pope Pius XII as the most important theologian since Thomas Aquinas. As principal author of 'The Barmen Declaration', he was the intellectual leader of the German Confessing Church -- the Protestant group that resisted the Third Reich. Barth's teaching career spanned five decades. Removed from his post at Bonn by the Nazis in late 1934, Barth moved to Basel where he taught until 1962. Among Barth's many books, sermons, and essays are the 'Epistle to the Romans,' 'Humanity of God,' 'Evangelical Theology,' and 'Church Dogmatics.'

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