Book Reviews

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Revelation and Theopolitics

Rashkover, Randi. Revelation and Theopolitics: Barth, Rosenzweig and the Politics of Praise (New York: T&T Clark, 2005), 215 pp. $80.95 (paperback).

Reviewed by Zacharie Klassen (February 21, 2017)

The Analogy of Faith

Spencer, Archie J. The Analogy of Faith: The Quest for God’s Speakability. Strategic Initiatives in Evangelical Theology (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2015), 441 pp. $40.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Kathryn Bradford Heidelberger (February 13, 2017)

Theologie im Umbruch der Moderne

Pfleiderer, Georg and Matern, Harald eds. Theologie im Umbruch der Moderne: Karl Barths frühe Dialektische Theologie. Christentum und Kultur (Zürich: Theologischer Verlag, 2014), 244 pp. $39.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Matthias Gockel (February 13, 2017)

The Barmen Theses Then and Now

Busch, Eberhard. The Barmen Theses Then and Now: The 2004 Warfield Lectures at Princeton Theological Seminary (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010), 101 pp. $16.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Ryan David Hawk (January 31, 2017)

Theories of Justice: A Dialogue with Karol Wojtyla/John Paul II and Karl Barth

Brettmann, Stephanie Mar. Theories of Justice: A Dialogue with Karol Wojtyla/John Paul II and Karl Barth. Princeton Theological Monograph Series. (Eugene: OR: Pickwick Publications, 2014), xviii + 223 pp. $29.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by See Yin C. Yeung (January 24, 2017)