Prof. George HunsingerProfessor of Systematic Theology

    Research Profile

    History and theology of the Reformed tradition; “generous orthodoxy” as a way beyond the modern liberal/conservative impasse; ecumenism; Karl Barth, Hans Frei, and Thomas F. Torrance; torture.

    Teaching Profile

    The doctrine of the Holy Spirit in the Reformed tradition, the theology of the Lord’s Supper, the theology of John Calvin, classical and recent Reformed theology and other issues.

    Selected Publications

    The Eucharist and Ecumenism: Let Us Keep the Feast. Cambridge University Press, 2008.

    Disruptive Grace: Studies in the Theology of Karl Barth. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2000.

    How to Read Karl Barth: The Shape of His Theology. New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. German Translation: Barth lesen: Eine Einführung in sein theologisches Denken. Neukirchener Verlag, 2009.

    Theological Commentary on Philippians. Brazos Press, 2011.

    Evangelical, Catholic and Reformed: Studies in Barth and Other Themes. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011.

    Christian Doctrine: An Introduction. Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2013.

    (ed.) Torture Is a Moral Issue: Christians, Jews, Muslims and People of Conscience Speak Out. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2008.

    (ed. with W. Placher) Hans W. Frei: Theology and Narrative: Selected Essays. Oxford University Press, 1993

    “Karl Barth on the Trinity,” in: G. Emery/M. Levering (ed.s): Oxford Handbook on the Trinity. Oxford University Press. 2011.

    “Karl Barth: Justification and Justice,” in: M. Weinrich/J. Burgess (ed.s): The Doctrine of Justification in Recent Reformed Theology. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009.



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