By Scott Thomas Prather

Thisbook examines the function of the hot testomony notion of the 'principalities andpowers' within the considered Karl Barth and John Howard Yoder, displaying how thisbiblical idea of strength is significant to the elemental theological convictionsof each one philosopher. Prather deals a scholarly account of the underexploredtheological and moral import of a massive biblical topic and the booklet addressesquestions and matters from quite a lot of educational and lay theologicalinterest. He brings Barth and Yoder into discussion right here and examines the threecrucial components: the 'confessional' contrast of church and international; thedemonization of political strength; and the intrinsic relation among thepolitical and monetary powers. Whileother theologians have rightly pointed out a 'christocentric' connection betweenthe considered Barth and Yoder, no test has been made to convey them togetherthrough the sustained research of a unmarried doctrinal or moral factor - this bookdoes simply that.

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