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On reading Karl Barth in South Africa today: Karl Barth as public theologian?

Martin Laubscher
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 63, No 4 | a258 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v63i4.258 | © 2007 Martin Laubscher | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 07 May 2007 | Published: 07 May 2007

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Martin Laubscher, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

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This article investigates the specific nature by which Karl Barth could be considered as a public theologian in post-apartheid South Africa. The aim is to enrich the debate in the current field of public theology in post-apartheid South Africa, and to demonstrate especially how it is understood and practice at the Beyers Naudé Centre for Public Theology at Stellenbosch theological faculty.


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