All Blog Posts With Tag: autobiography

Karl Barth was in his early thirties and a country pastor in Safenwil, Switzerland when he wrote the first edition of his landmark commentary The Epistle to the Romans (Der Romerbrief, 1919). Barth did not have any advanced theological degrees when he wrote Romans, and he wrote it while ministering to blue collar […]
Eberhard Busch's Karl Barth: His Life from Letters and Autobiographical Texts is the autobiography that Karl Barth never wrote. Busch assembled quotations from Barth's letters, books and various autobiographical texts, and then redacted¬†them with minimal commentary into a biography told in Barth's own words. I believe that this book is […]