The Hastening that Waits: Karl Barths Ethics by Nigel Biggar

The Hastening that Waits: Karl Barths Ethics

byNigel Biggar

Paperback | June 1, 1994

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A fresh and up-to-date account of the ethical thought of one of the twentieth century's greatest theologians, Karl Barth. Dr Biggar recovers Barth's ethics from some widespread misunderstandings, and goes on to relate Barth's ideas to many of the central issues debated in contemporaryChristian ethics - including the concept of human freedom and of created moral order; moral norms and their relation to individual vocation; the relative ethnical roles of the Bible, the Church, philosophy, and empirical science; moral character and its formation; and the problem of war.

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Title:The Hastening that Waits: Karl Barths EthicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.55 inPublished:June 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198263902

ISBN - 13:9780198263906

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'this book on Barth's ethics claims our attention as more than just an exercise in historical theology ... a doctoral thesis, but refined and shortened so as to be accessible to a wider readship ... The author writes sympathetically but also critically, and makes the effort to draw out thewider significance and application of Barth's work at the end of each chapter.'Regent's Review, Autumn 1994