The first of the three volumes of Brunner's 'Dogmatics', one of the great twentieth-century works of theology, covers the doctrine of God. The three-volume work presents a profoundly biblical systematic theology, finding a path between the ideas of Barth The first of the three volumes of Brunner's Dogmatics, one of the great twentieth-century works of theology, covers the doctrine of God. The books present a profoundly biblical systematic theology, finding a path between the ideas of Barth and Bultmann. After an introduction setting out the nature of Dogmatics, the main topics covered are the nature of God and the Will of God.
Dr. (Heinrich) Emil Brunner (1889-1966) was made Privatdozent at the University of Zurich at the age of 33, and later was appointed Professor of Systematic and Practical Theology. In 1953 he became Professor of Christian University, Tokyo (Japan) and 1955 returned to Zurich. Publications: The Mediator, 1934 Man in Revolt, 1939 The divine imperative, 1941 Justice and social order, 12.06.1945 The Christian doctrine of God, 1950 Dogmatics (3 volumes), 1950-62 The misunderstanding of the church, 1952 Faith Hope and Love, 1957 The Letter to the Romans, 1959 The great invitation Zurich Sermons, 1955 I Believe in the Living God, 1961