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Revelation, Religion, and Culture in Kwame Bediako and Karl Barth

Hartman, Timothy
Format
Thesis/Dissertation; Online
Author
Hartman, Timothy
Advisor
Jones, Paul
Abstract
In this dissertation, I analyze the comprehensive work of Ghanaian theologian Kwame Bediako (1945-2008) and place the themes that arise—revelation, religion, and culture—in constructive dialogue with the mature Christology of Swiss-German theologian Karl Barth (1886-1968) in his Church Dogmatics IV.3, §69. In doing so, the dissertation performs its major claim: I argue for the necessity of cross-cultural theological comparisons to navigate contemporary theological and religious questions, including the complex nature of Christianity in the world today.
Language
English
Published
University of Virginia, Department of Religious Studies, PHD, 2014
Published Date
2014-04-22
Degree
PHD
Collection
Libra ETD Repository
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