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Karl Barth and Comparative Theology

Martha L. Moore-Keish and Christian T. Collins Winn


In a world in which interreligious engagement is both more dangerous and more imperative than ever, and in which the category of “religion” itself has come under increasing scrutiny, the discipline of comparative theology has reemerged as a fruitful strategy that enables one to avoid the most egregious problems of the category of “religion” and to foster encounter between different traditions with attention to particularity. At the same time, in the past few years, scholars of Karl Barth have begun to bring this major twentieth-century Protestant theologian into conversation with religious plu ... More

Keywords: Christian-Jewish dialogue, comparative theology, Francis Clooney, interreligious, Karl Barth, Muslim-Christian dialogue, religion, theology of religion

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780823284603
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823284603.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martha L. Moore-Keish, editor
Columbia Theological Seminary

Christian T. Collins Winn, editor
Bethel University

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Front Matter


Christian T. Collins Winn and Martha L. Moore-Keish

Part I Barth and Judaism

Response to Part I

Peter Ochs

Part II Barth and Buddhism

Response to Part II

Paul Knitter

Part III Barth and Islam

5 Analogies across Faiths

Joshua Ralston

Response to Part III

Mun’im Sirry

Part IV Barth and Hinduism

8 “Do Not Grieve”

John N. Sheveland

Response to Part IV

Anantanand Rambachan

Part V Barth and Traditional African Religions

Response to Part V

Nimi Wariboko