Barth and Schleiermacher on the Doctrine of Election: A by Matthias Gockel

By Matthias Gockel

the 1st precise comparability among the theologies of Friedrich Schleiermacher and the early dialectical theology of Karl Barth. Matthias Gockel exhibits that the doctrine of election in Barth's early theology bears a notable resemblance to the placement of Schleiermacher. He demanding situations the normal knowledge that those positions - or `liberal theology' and `dialectical theology' - stand in irreconcilable competition. Barth articulates a clean evaluation of the doctrine not just in Church Dogmatics II/2, yet within the moment variation of his Epistle to the Romans and in his first sequence of lectures on Systematic Theology, the so-called Göttingen Dogmatics. therefore, a resemblance among Schleiermacher and Barth is already discernible in Barth's early theology - at a time whilst he used to be writing his so much virulent criticisms of Schleiermacher.

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