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Barth on the Incarnation

Karl Barth has an interesting take on the incarnation. Many theologians see the incarnation as God’s “condescension”, or “humiliation” — indeed it is God condescending to mankind, becoming  472 more words


Reader Request, 'Jesus Loves Me'

Joyce, you couldn’t have made a more welcome request today! Jesus Loves Me–yes!

When I was five years old or so, Jesus Christ My Lord was as real to me as my next-door neighbor. 90 more words


Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.Karl Barth

Quote Of The Day


Analogia Entis.

Neo-Barthians think this is Antichrist.

I hold to some version of this.

Karl Barth

A Prayer of Thanksgiving: For Barth and the Bathroom

Dear Father of Grace,

Thank you for those spare moments this morning which I spent with Barth in the bathroom. And odd combination, I’ll admit. But I found it a stark reminder of your grace in basic human needs and yet your complex mystery as The Aim of our pursuits.

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Theology and Scripture: Barth's Assessment of Their Relationship

In 1962, Karl Barth delivered a series of lectures, beginning first in Basel, Switzerland, and then at Princeton Theological Seminary and the University of Chicago. Barth summarized the contours of his life’s work in theology in these lectures. 444 more words


Bonhoeffer's Troubling Theology? - A response to an article on Dietrich Bonhoeffer's theological perspectives

Recently, Richard Weikart wrote an article entitled “The Troubling Truth About Bonhoeffer’s Theology.” Not surprisingly, this article called attention to some aspects of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s theology which would be considered, well, troubling to evangelicals. 1,844 more words

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