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Geoffrey Bromiley, translator of Barth's Church Dogmatics, has written this helpful and comprehensive introduction.>
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Studio: T & T Clark International
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.04" Width: 6" Height: 0.79" Weight: 0.86 lbs.
Release Date Nov 3, 2000
Publisher T. & T. Clark Publishers
ISBN 0567290549 ISBN13 9780567290540
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More About Geoffrey W. Bromiley
Geoffrey W. Bromiley (1915 - 2009) was professor emeritus of Church History and Historical Theology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. He was best known as the translator of numerous theological books, including the 9-volume Theological Dictionary of the New Testament.
Bromiley, born in Bromley Cross, Lancashire, England, in 1915, earned his MA at Cambridge University and his PhD, DLitt, and DD at the University of Edinburgh. Ordained in the Church of England, he served from 1951 to 1958 as Rector of St. Thomas’s Church, Edinburgh. In 1958, he accepted the appointment as Professor of Church History and Historical Theology at Fuller, where he served until his retirement in 1987.
Geoffrey W. Bromiley currently resides in Edinburgh. Geoffrey W. Bromiley was born in 1915.
Geoffrey W. Bromiley has published or released items in the following series...
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (Wbeerdmans)
Jacques Ellul Legacy
Karl Barth Church Dogmatics
Library of Christian Classics (Paperback Westminster)
Ressourcement: Retrieval & Renewal in Catholic Thought
Reviews - What do customers think about Introduction to the Theology of Karl Barth?
A "Classic" Introduction to Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics May 9, 2005
Bromiley was one of the translators of the Church Dogmatics and so who better to begin the journey in reading Barth? This is an introductory work designed to get one into the very difficult Dogmatics. Bromiley does a marvelous job of distilling Barth's sometimes long and winding argument/ theme into an understandable and manageable length. If one were to want to begin reading through Barth, this is a necessary book to have on the desk with you. A classic intro by someone extremely knowledgeable regarding the sujbect matter.
Dogmatics in nuce Apr 13, 2000
This book is an exposition and condensation of the nearly 10,000 pages of Barth's Church Dogmatics, of which Bromiley was one of the major translators. Bromiley's book is a fine resource not only for the obvious reason that it provides swift access to theology of the massive tomes of Barth's Dogmatics, but also for Bromiley's insightful and lucid explications and summaries. Being structured after the Dogmatics, it is not only a typical introduction, but it gives an idea of the Dogmatics in nuce. It is a highly recommended stepping stone to Barth's magisterial work.