Tag Archives: Karl Barth


Experiment: What if Barth’s Evangelical Theology was not written only for theologians? Karl Barth, Evangelical Theology(Eerdmans, 1963), ch. 10, “Solitude.” —– Case 1. “As a rule, the Christian artist will have to put up with pursuing his subject in a … Continue reading

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Theology and intellectual history video timeline

St. John’s College in Nottingham, which serves many students preparing for ordination in the Church of England, announces their mission as follows: “Our core purpose is to inspire creative Christian learning marked by evangelical conviction, theological excellence, and charismatic life, … Continue reading

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Blogging Barth

After playing a pivotal role in our Oklahoma reading group, Matthew Dowling took up a pastorate at Monmouth Church of Christ in Tinton Falls, NJ. Not surprisingly, he has now started a Monday morning Barth reading group there (as well … Continue reading

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Central Oklahoma Church Dogmatics reading group

Due to several participants moving away, the Central Oklahoma Church Dogmatics reading group has been suspended for a while. Some external links: You’re Included videos on Barth Foundations of Theology video, Grace Communion International Center for Barth Studies (Princeton Seminary); … Continue reading

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Reading Karl Barth: Preparing to read the Church Dogmatics

In a previous post, I explained why someone might choose to read through the Church Dogmatics. This brief note is for those who are persuaded that a commitment to read it through over the course of several years will be … Continue reading

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Reading Karl Barth: Select Short Works

For Karl Barth’s mature theology, one must turn to the Church Dogmatics. Yet tackling the Church Dogmatics is more like undertaking a continental expedition than setting off for a weekend vacation. Therefore, even for those with minimal interest in the … Continue reading

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Reading Karl Barth: Church Dogmatics

This page: | Why read? | editions | structure | starting points | style | Intro This post is for the person who is thinking about reading Barth’s Church Dogmatics. I’ll briefly mention some reasons to read it, note the … Continue reading

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