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Professor and Alum Receive Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award

George Hunsinger and Keith Johnson, PhD '08, edited The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Karl Barth
News George Hunsinger
George Hunsinger

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Karl Barth has received a Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2021 award. Edited by George Hunsinger, Princeton Seminary’s Hazel Thompson McCord Professor of Systematic Theology, and Keith Johnson, PhD '08, professor of theology at Wheaton College, theWiley Blackwell Companion to Karl Barth is a comprehensive scholarly survey of Karl Barth’s theology. The two-volume series includes 66 chapters written by leading Barth experts. Per the publisher: “Volume One explores Barth’s dogmatic theology in relation to traditional Christian theology, provides historical timelines of Barth’s life and works, and discusses his significance and influence. Volume Two examines Barth’s relationship to various figures, movements, traditions, religions, and events, while placing his thought in its theological, ecumenical, and historical context.”

News Keith Johnson
Keith Johnson

Learn more about the Wiley Blackwell Companion to Karl Barth.

Choice publishes its Outstanding Academic Titles award list each December. Awards are based on:

  • “overall excellence in presentation and scholarship”
  • “importance relative to other literature in the field”
  • “distinction as a first treatment of a given subject in book or electronic form”
  • “originality or uniqueness of treatment”
  • “value to undergraduate students”
  • “importance in building undergraduate library collections”

Congratulations to professors Hunsinger and Johnson and the contributors to the Wiley Blackwell Companion to Karl Barth.

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PhD Student

Isaac Kim, Class of 2015

“One of the biggest lessons I learned was how to be charitable to views other than my own. Christian charity was shown to me, not just in the readings for class, but from the professors, and the Seminary community.”