In Emil Brunner: A Reappraisal, renowned theologian Alister E. McGrath presents a comprehensive intellectual history of Emil Brunner, the highly influential Swiss theologian who was instrumental in shaping modern Protestant theology.
- Explores Brunner’s theological development and offers a critical engagement of his theology
- Examines the role that Brunner played in shaping the characteristics of dialectical theology
- Reveals the complex and shifting personal and professional relationship between Brunner and Barth
- Delves into the reasons for Brunner’s contemporary neglect in theological scholarship
- Represents the only book-length study of Brunner’s works and significance in the English language
Keywords: Systematic Theology, Protestant theology, modern Protestantism, history of religion, history of ideas, systematic theology, Christian history, dialectical theory, 1930s theological debates, Karl Barth, natural theology, theology and ethics, ecumenical, Swiss theologian, German-language theology, neo-orthodoxy, The Mediator, The Divine Imperative, Man in Revolt, Truth as Encounter, Revelation and Reason, The Christian Doctrine of Creation and Redemption