By JinHyok Kim
Theologian Robert Jenson as soon as titled an essay on Karl Barth's doctrine of the Holy Spirit, "You ask yourself the place the Spirit Went," claiming that, for all of the speak of the Spirit, Barth's theology used to be extra approximately binitarian than Trinitarian. That evaluation has mostly carried the day and set the paradigm for interpretation. JinHyok Kim at once demanding situations the present paradigm, reconstructing Barth's pneumatology and featuring the potential contours it can have taken within the ultimate volumes of Church Dogmatics left incomplete at Barth's death.
Within this reconstruction, Kim explores the contexts of Barth's paintings and demonstrates the relationship of Barth's doctrine of the Spirit with the realities and practices of the Christian lifestyles. right here a brand new average for realizing Barth's Trinitarian theology, fairly his doctrine of the Spirit, opens up and gives a clean studying of a huge subject in a single of the primary thinkers of contemporary theology
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Except for brief quotations in critical articles or reviews, no part of this book may be reproduced in any manner without prior written permission from the publisher. asp or write to Permissions, Augsburg Fortress, Box 1209, Minneapolis, MN 55440. Unless otherwise noted, Scripture references are from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. 48-1984. A. com. Contents Acknowledgements Abbreviations 1.
The Doctrine of Redemption Revisited: Creation’s Groaning and the Spirit’s Prayer As I have briefly discussed above, the uniqueness of my approach can be found in my intensive engagement with his unfinished doctrine of redemption.  My study will bring a refreshing perspective to this widely discussed topic by paying special attention to the link between Barth’s doctrine of redemption and his lifelong interest in Paul’s Spirit theology. I will further argue that Barth’s doctrine of redemption culminates in his discussion of the Spirit’s shaping of praying agents, who hear and live in accordance with the divine Word.