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The Word of God with its Four Standpoints: Power to Change from Glory to Glory

I cannot emphasize enough what a radical work Holy Scripture as God’s Holy Word has done in my life personally. It all started back in 1995, the Lord introduced a crisis of faith into my life, a crisis that lasted for years and years; full of heavy anxiety, depression, and dark nights of the soul. 1,504 more words

Karl Barth

The "error" of Jesus as the Center: Eternal Generation, Ontology of the Word, God's Triune Love and other Miscellanies

Here is something from Barth that bespeaks of the beauty of God’s Triune life of love; eternal generation has something to do with that according to Karl Barth. 696 more words

Karl Barth

James K.A. Smith on A Radical Orthodoxy Manifesto

In my previous post on Radical Orthodoxy, I sketched the theological background, which is taken by Smith to be the confrontation between the liberal theology of the Tubingen School and the neoliberalism of Karl Barth’s Basel and his successors. 1,024 more words

David Bentley Hart

Trueman on Why Engage Karl Barth Even If You Think He's Weird

This Fall I’ll be taking a semester reading course on the massively influential, 20th Century Swiss theologian Karl Barth. I’ll be focusing on his doctrine of God, with a particular emphasis on his treatment of the divine attributes or “perfections”, to use his terminology. 976 more words


The Uselessness of Pretentious Theology

Ever notice that the language theologians speak is completely different from the everyday Christians?

Sometimes there are good reasons for this. For one, people with an education are going to use bigger words then one hears in everyday conversation. 2,344 more words


Morning Mashup 08/08

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Beat God to the Punch: Because Jesus Demands Your Life… 243 more words

Quote of the Day

The goal of human life is not death but resurrection.

—Karl Barth