All Blog Posts With Tag: George Hunsinger

In the second edition of Karl Barth and Radical Politics (2017), Dr. George Hunsinger provided a helpful summary of Barth's severe criticisms of capitalism, and in one quote, Barth calls capitalism "almost unequivocally demonic." In CD III/2, Karl Barth said true humanity is "Jesus, a man for other men" (CD III/2), and […]
George Hunsinger's Proposal for Ending the Reformation and Reunifying the Church In the conclusion of George Hunsinger, "The Eucharist and Ecumenism: Let us Keep the Feast", he provides a proposal for reuniting the one, holy, catholic and apostolic church that has been splintered by the Protestant Reformation into over 30,000 denominations […]
Karl Barth's Flip-Flop on Homosexuality
(Updated on June 6th, 2016: Karl Barth's source letter has been translated and added as an appendix.) Karl Barth is infamous for his statements against homosexuality in his Church Dogmatics, Vol. III/4 (CD III/4) where he called it a "malady" and a "physical, psychological and social sickness" and a "phenomena of perversion, decadence and decay" and other […]
George Hunsinger provides an excellent summary of Karl Barth's modifications of Classical Theism in his new book, Reading Barth with Charity: A Hermeneutical Proposal, which I've provided in the quotation below. In the same chapter, Hunsinger also provides a definition of Classical Theism as Aseity, Simplicity, Immutability, Impassibility and Timelessness with references to […]
B. B. Warfield's famous "The Order of Decrees" chart from The Plan of Salvation is figured above. I've colorized the chart so that the darkest swim lanes are those most endorsed by B. B. Warfield (and most exemplifying Rationalistic Calvinism.) George Hunsinger referenced B. B. Warfield's famous "Orders of Decrees" chart (see […]