Emil Brunner
b. December 23, 1889 – d. April 6, 1966 • Protestant • Religious movement founder • Theologian
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Brunner, Emil
Brunner, Emil (1889–1966), Swiss *dialectical theologian. A native of Winterthur, from 1916 to 1922 he was a pastor at Obstalden. From 1922 to 1953, apart from several visits to America, he taught at Zurich, and then until 1956 at the International Christian University at Tokyo. He supported K. *Barth
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Brunner, H. Emil
Brunner, H. Emil (1889–1966)As pastor of the Swiss Reformed Church and professor at the University of Zurich, Brunner was one of the most influential twentieth century Reformed theologians. His books often served as basic texts in Presbyterian and Reformed seminaries, so his views of the centrality
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Brunner, Emil (1889–1966)
Brunner, Emil (1889–1966)Swiss Reformed *dialectical theologian. Brunner served as pastor of the Reformed Church in Obstalden from 1916 to 1924, then as professor of systematic and practical theology at the University of Zurich from 1924 to 1953. Upon his retirement, he was visiting professor at the
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Brunner, Emil
Brunner, Emil (1889–1965). Pastor and Protestant theologian who served as professor of dogmatic theology in Zurich. In his early years, B. was a liberal theologian, emphasizing the social and ethical dimensions of the gospel and our rational ability to discern the truths of the faith. After the First
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Brunner, Emil
Brunner, EmilEmil Brunner (1889–1966) was a Swiss Reformed theologian. After eight or nine years (1916–1924) spent as pastor in the Reformed Church, he became professor of systematic theology and practical theology in the University of Zurich from 1924 to 1953, and finally visiting professor in Tokyo
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Brunner, Emil
Brunner, Emil (1889–1966). An influential international theologian who taught in his native Switzerland as well as in America and Japan, Brunner, along with Karl *Barth, is clearly a key architect of the developing neo-orthodoxy movement which made a distinct break from modern liberal theology in the
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Brunner, Heinrich Emil
Brunner, Heinrich Emil (1889–1966). A Swiss theologian who, along with Karl *Barth, opposed the hegemonic liberal theology in Europe with neo-orthodox and *dialectical theology. Brunner was a professor of *systematic and practical theology at the University of Zurich and a visiting lecturer at leading
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Brunner, Heinrich Emil
Brunner, Heinrich Emil (1889–1966). A Swiss Reformed theologian, one of the “Three Bs” (Barth, Brunner, and Bultmann) who dominated twentieth-century theological studies. Part of the circle known variously as the theology of crisis, dialectical theology, and neoorthodoxy, Brunner represented the movement’s
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Brunner, Emil (1889–1966)
BRUNNER, EMIL (1889–1966)A Swiss Reformed theologian, Brunner was initially a pastor before becoming a professor of systematic and practical theology in Zurich from 1924 to 1955. He travelled widely, having a lifelong interest in ecumenism and mission, and spent the concluding two years of his teaching
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Brunner, Heinrich Emil
Brunner, Heinrich Emil (1889–1966)Swiss Reformed theologian; often considered with Karl Barth as a leader of the movement known as “neoorthodoxy” or “dialectical theology”Brunner was reared in the Reformed tradition by devout parents. In his youth he encountered the religious socialist movement, which