Journals Higher Education

Nations and Nationalism in the Theology of Karl Barth

Carys Moseley

  • Historical overview of Barth's thinking on nations and nationhood up to postwar period
  • Traces Barth's pneumatology to roots in his exegesis of the Pentecost narrative
  • Places Barth's theology of Israel in the wider context of his thinking on nationhood
  • Highlights the way in which Barth designed different levels of his theology to resource preaching and missiology
  • Considers how Barth employed dogmatics to counter the corrosive effects of Biblical source criticism of Genesis and Acts

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