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DR 4069 / DR 4569
THEOLOGY OF KARL BARTH
CREDIT POINTS 30

Course Co-ordinator: Professor J Webster

Pre-requisite(s): Students must be enrolled in Programme Year 4. Students from outwith Divinity require the authorization of the coordinator.

Note(s): This course will be available as DR 4069 in 2012/13.

The course provides seminar study of major texts and themes in the theology of Karl Barth. Particular attention will be devoted to Barth's earlier writings in biblical interpretation, his work on the historical theology of the Reformed tradition, and the development of his dogmatic thought from the mid-1920s to
the Church Dogmatics.

1 two-hour seminar session, 1 one-hour lecture/tutoral session.

1st Attempt: 1,000 word literature report (20%); 3,000 word essay (50%); 1 three-hour final written examination (30%).

Resit: Resits are not generally permitted at level 4.