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(Karl Barth's Theological Exegesis: The Hermeneutical Principles of the Romerbrief Period.pdf) Foreword by Bruce McCormack br br For many students of Scripture and Christian theology Karl Barth s break with liberalism is the most important event that has occurred in theology in over years In i Karl Barth s Theological Exegesis i Richard E Burnett provides the first detailed look at this watershed event showing how Barth read the Bible before and after his break with liberalism how he came to read the Bible differently than most of his contemporaries and why Barth s contribution is still significant today br br As Burnett explains the crux of Barth s legacy is his abandonment of the hermeneutical tradition of Schleiermacher which had had such a profound influence on Christian thought in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries This hermeneutical tradition which began with Herder and extended through Dilthey Troeltsch Wobbermin Wernle and Barth himself prior to is characterized by its attempt to integrate broad aspects of interpretation to establish universally valid rules of interpretation on the basis of a general anthropology and by its reliance on empathy br br Barth s discovery that the being of God is the hermeneutical problem implied that the object to be known should determine the way taken in knowing This fundamental insight brought about a hermeneutical revolution that gave priority to content over method to actual exegesis over hermeneutical theory The development of Barth s new approach to Scripture is especially evident in his i R merbrief i period during which he developed a set of principles for properly reading Scripture Burnett focuses on these principles which have never been discussed at length or viewed specifically in relationship to Schleiermacher and presents a study that challenges both neo orthodox and postmodern readings of Barth br br This is a crucial piece of scholarship Not only is it the first major book in English on Barth s hermeneutics but it also employs pioneering research in Barth studies Burnett includes in his discussion important material only recently discovered in Switzerland and made available here in English for the first time namely six preface drafts that Barth wrote for his famous Romans commentary which some regard as the greatest theological work of all time br br In making a major contribution to Barth studies this volume will also inform scholars pastors and students whose interests range from modern Christian theology to the history of biblical interpretationDownload and Read Online books ePub/PDF/Audible/Kindle, its easy way to streaming Karl Barth's Theological Exegesis: The Hermeneutical Principles of the Romerbrief Period books for multiple devices.