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'Nothingness' revisited: Karl Barth's doctrine of radical evil in the wake of the Holocaust

Lindsay, Mark R. (2002) 'Nothingness' revisited: Karl Barth's doctrine of radical evil in the wake of the Holocaust. Colloquium, 34 (1). pp. 3-19. ISSN 0588-3237

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Abstract

This article exegetes Karl Barth's doctrine of radical evil - das Nichtige - as set out in his CD III/3. The author argues that while the Barthian doctrine contains important insights into the nature and reality of evil, it is too triumphalistic in its rejection of the power of das Nichtige and, in consequence, fails to grant adequate significance to the theological impact of the Holocaust

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Karl Barth, evil, Holocaust, grace, Nichtige, Nazism, triumph, Jesus Christ
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: C - Systematic Theology
College/Association with University of Divinity: Other University of Divinity
Depositing User: Repository Manager
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2009 02:57
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2011 15:38
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/150

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