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AAR Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA
November 23-26, 2019

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Karl Barth Society of North America

Statement of Purpose: 

The Karl Barth Society of North America exists to encourage a critical and constructive theology in continuity with the work of Karl Barth.

Call for Papers: 

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the publication of Barth’s The Epistle to the Romans, the Karl Barth Society of North America is holding a multi-year series of sessions dedicated to this book and its legacy.

For the 2019 meeting, the Barth Society welcomes proposals related to Barth’s discussion of Romans 5-8 in the first or second edition of The Epistle to the Romans. Proposed papers could:

● offer critical reflection upon Barth’s remarks about the text of Romans 5-8 in the volume;

● examine Barth’s commentary on Romans 5-8 in The Epistle to the Romans in light of Barth’s later writings;

● consider Barth’s claims about Romans 5-8 in light of contemporary biblical scholarship; and/or

● bring Barth’s discussion of Romans 5-8 into conversation with the insights of others theologians. Proposals on related topics also will be considered.

For a co-sponsored session:

● A panel on Karl Barth and Comparative Theology, to be organized in collaboration with the Karl Barth Society, the Reformed Theology and History Unit, and the Comparative Theology Unit (the Reformed Theology and History Unit is interested in collaboration)

Method: 
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Process: 
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Leadership: 
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