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A Protestant movement that arose during World War I and is closely associated with Karl Barth. It opposes liberalism and advocates certain theological, especially Calvinist doctrines of the Reformation.

ne′o-or′tho·dox′ adj.


(Protestantism) a movement in 20th-century Protestantism, reasserting certain older traditional Christian doctrines
ˌneo-ˈorthodox adj
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Second, he had studied and inwardly digested German crisis theology during the first half of the twentieth century.
The centrality of prayer to Rahner's theological method is corroborated also by the late Adolf Darlap, who notes: "For him, theology was not something that one did in an ivory tower or a speculative process performed at one's desk; rather, it was a form of crisis theology (Krisentheologie) which is not only pious, but also transplants the theological value into itself" (102).
Karl Barth's popular crisis theology represents the former and the renewed theological interest in Baruch Spinoza's thought represents the latter.