Working my way through this little book, having already read so much Barth, and knowing how he does theology, it’s interesting to see a still-struggling theologian looking for a way to be faithful while also be critical while also be constructive.
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If you’ve been around my blog for any length of time, you know I’ve struggled long and hard with the meaning of baptism. I grew up in a staunchly 975 more words
Karl Barth, Anselm: Fides Quaerens Intellectum; Anselm's Proof Of The Existence Of God In The Context Of His Theological Scheme
Very early in Volume II, Part 1 of Barth’s Doctrine of God, he makes it clear that much of what he has to say about the possibility of the knowledge of God – and therefore the possibility as the science of the church as the explication of the declared faith of the church – is rooted in a small book he wrote on the so-called “ontological proof” for God of St. 680 more words