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
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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.
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