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Prayer (50th Anniversary Edition) [Paperback]

By Karl Barth (Author)
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This anniversary edition of Barths lectures on The Lords Prayer, along with supplementary essays by three Barth scholars, introduces readers to what the preeminent theologian said about the Christian practice of prayer. (Christian)

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Prayer is one of the central activities of the Christian life. This anniversary edition of Karl Barth's lectures on the Lord's Prayer, along with supplementary essays by three Barth scholars, introduces us to what he had to say about this important Christian practice. For Barth, the ultimate aim of all theology is worship, and here he mines the theological and spiritual wisdom of the Reformers, urging us to participate in the work of God through prayer.

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Format: Deluxe Edition
Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Pages   168
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.9" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.52"
Weight:   0.45 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 1, 2002
Publisher   Westminster John Knox Press
Edition  Anniversary  
ISBN  0664224210  
ISBN13  9780664224219  


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More About Karl Barth


Karl Barth Karl Barth (May 10, 1886 – December 10, 1968) was a Swiss Reformed theologian. Barth is often regarded as the greatest Protestant theologian of the twentieth century. His influence expanded well beyond the academic realm to mainstream culture, leading him to be featured on the cover of Time on April 20, 1962.

Beginning with his experience as a pastor, Barth rejected his training in the predominant liberal theology typical of 19th-century European Protestantism. Instead he embarked on a new theological path initially called dialectical theology, due to its stress on the paradoxical nature of divine truth (e.g., God's relationship to humanity embodies both grace and judgment). Barth's unease with the dominant theology which characterized Europe led him to become a leader in the Confessing Church in Germany, which actively opposed Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime. In particular, Barth and other members of the movement vigorously attempted to prevent the Nazis from taking over the existing church and establishing a state church controlled by the regime. This culminated in Barth's authorship of the Barmen Declaration, which fiercely criticized Christians who supported the Nazis.

Many critics have referred to Barth as the father of neo-orthodoxy — a term emphatically rejected by Barth himself. A more accurate description of his work might be "a theology of the Word." Barth's work had a profound impact on twentieth century theology and figures such as Dietrich Bonhoeffer — who like Barth became a leader in the Confessing Church — Thomas Torrance, Reinhold Niebuhr, Jacques Ellul, Stanley Hauerwas, Jürgen Moltmann, and novelists such as John Updike and Miklós Szentkuthy.

One of the most prolific and influential theologians of the twentieth century, Barth emphasized the sovereignty of God, particularly through his reinterpretation of the Calvinistic doctrine of election, the sinfulness of humanity, and the "infinite qualitative distinction between God and mankind". His most famous works are his The Epistle to the Romans, which marked a clear break from his earlier thinking; and his massive thirteen-volume work Church Dogmatics, one of the largest works of systematic theology ever written.

Karl Barth was born in 1886 and died in 1968.

Karl Barth has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Church Dogmatics
  2. Columbia Series in Reformed Theology
  3. Facets
  4. Galaxy Books
  5. Karl Barth Church Dogmatics
  6. Library of Theological Ethics
  7. Making of Modern Theology
  8. Pittsburgh Reprint Series
  9. Question What You Thought Before
  10. scm classics


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good, good, good.  Sep 30, 2007
What can I say, Karl Barth, good, good, good. Makes you think and thank God for the Gift of his Son and our ability the ponder on the things we may never fully understand. This book is good, good, good.
 
from Westminster John Knox Press  Feb 22, 2007
Prayer is one of the central activities of the Christian life. This anniversary edition of Karl Barth's lectures on the Lord's Prayer, along with supplementary essays by three Barth scholars, introduces readers to what he had to say about this important Christian practice. For Barth, the ultimate aim of all theology is worship, and here he mines the theological and spiritual wisdom of Luther, Calvin, and the Heidelberg Catechism urging us to participate in the work of God through prayer. Karl Barth was one of the major theologians of the twentieth century. He is remembered for his voluminous theological writings especially his Church Dogmatics. I. John Hesselink is Professor of Systematic Theology Emeritus at Western Theological Seminary, Holland, Michigan. Daniel L. Migliore is Charles Hodge Professor of Systematic Theology at Princeton Theological Seminary. Donald K. McKim is Academic and Reference Editor for Westminster John Knox Press.
 
So you want to do a better job of praying?  Apr 3, 2006
I found Prayer by Karl Barth in the suggested readings of Eugene Peterson in Christ Plays in 10,000 places. I think I'm probably not alone in thinking that my praying could be improved. My conversations with God, well ... they often seem corney for my part. They don't meet my personal standards for a quality discussion with my God. Barth is in the 'super stars of theology hall of fame'. I was hoping he might provide a few pointers.

Prayer is a super primer! Barth takes the Lord's Prayer model, dissects it word for word and provides a mental template for raising prayer to the quality standards befitting communication with the Almighty. I'm not great at prayer yet, but I'm learning and enjoying my private time with God more, thanks in some measure to this book.




 
A Window into Communion with God  Oct 29, 2005
We know Barth for his massive Church Dogmatics; deep, penetrating, difficult, beautiful, massive, circular in argument, and life-changing. Here we see the spiritual side of Barth; a side not often observed beyond the usual personnas. We are familiar with Barth the theological warrior, writer, dogmatic theologian, family man, university professor, but this book gives the reader a picture of the man who had a deeply felt love for the God known in Jesus Christ by the power of the Spirit that Barth never tired of talking about, preaching about, or writing about. Much writing about "spirituality" is not worth the time or the effort of reading-- this book is!
 
Prayer is not just another word  Nov 11, 2004
I have just begun to read the books of Karl Barth and I am enjoying them immensely.They are deep in thought but easy to read especially for the layman.Reading the books of Barth has given me a better understanding Christian religion and also our relationship with God through Jesus Christ.This book is highly recommended as are other books by Barth.
 

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