Karl Barth and the Resurrection of the Flesh

Karl Barth and the Resurrection of the Flesh

The Loss of the Body in Participatory Eschatology

eBook - 2013
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Early Christian writers preferred to speak of the coming resurrection in the most bodily way possible: the resurrection of the flesh. Twentieth-century theologian Karl Barth took the same avenue, daring to speak of humans' eternal life in rather striking corporeal terms. In this study, Nathan Hitchcock pulls together Barth's doctrine of the resurrection of the flesh, anticipating what the great thinker might have said more systematically in volume V of his 'Church Dogmatics'. Provocatively, Hitchcock goes on to argue that Barth's description of the resurrection - as eternalization, as manifest.
Publisher: Cambridge : James Clarke & Co., 2013
ISBN: 9780227901885
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 204 pages)


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