All Blog Posts With Tag: Charlotte von Kirschbaum

Christiane Tietz's lecture on "Karl Barth and Charlotte von Kirschbaum" from the Karl Barth Society of North America 2016 meeting was published in Theology Today's July 2017 edition, and in recent weeks, this essay has invoked many unhelpful moralistic and voyeuristic responses to it—despite Tietz's extensive warning. The relationship constellation […]
Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics is an unfinished summa theologica, and theological summas are almost always unfinished, and end unexpectedly and abruptly. So it was with Karl Barth as well. In the Christmas season of 1964, Karl Barth suffered a stroke that robbed him of his speech for half a day. Barth […]