The Grand Ole Opry: The Making of an American Icon by Colin Escott

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21 Religionsphilosophie, 79; Philosophy of Religion, 155. 22 Religionsphilosophie, 3; Philosophy of Religion, 12. 23 Religionsphilosophie, 5; Philosophy of Religion, 15. 24 Religionsphilosophie, 5; Philosophy of Religion, 15. 25 Since this personal faith aims to overcome such abstract notions as much as possible, the philosophy of religion must lie towards the periphery of faith, rather than at its centre. Although this idea of revelation as personal divine disclosure, eliciting a personal human response and decision, would receive its definitive formulation in 1937 (see pp.

The “Tambacher Rede” is now seen as a milestone on the road to the formation of the “Confessing Church” in the 1930s. For the texts, see Karl Barth, Das Wort Gottes und die Theologie: Gesammelte Vorträge. Munich: Kaiser Verlag 1925, 33–69, 70–98. Barth’s important review of Franz Overbeck’s Christentum und Kultur (1919) should also be noted, particularly his suggestion that theology needs to begin all over again. 60 See the analysis in McCormack, Karl Barth’s Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology, 241–90.

93 Grenzen der Humanität, 7. 94 Grenzen der Humanität, 12. The Origins of a Theological Mind, 1914–1924 23 In this eternal instant, in this absolute moment the impossible happens, the wonder of faith. ”97 God’s self-revelation allows human nature and culture to be “seen from there” (von dorther gesehen). It is the flash of light which shows us up as we really are. It is “divine illumination, not human knowledge”, giving us an objective and external perspective on our own situation. Yet even at this stage there is a clear divergence between Brunner, on the one hand, and Barth and Gogarten on the other.

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