All Blog Posts With Tag: Karl Barth

Karl Barth believed in the Virgin Birth, unlike many of his followers and opponents such as Emil Brunner who rejected the Virgin Birth, as well as Wolfhart Pannenberg, Jurgen Moltmann, Rudolf Bultmann and many other. Barth didn't believe in the Virgin Birth due to a pre-commitment to Biblical nativity stories […]
 
I've been deathly ill and confined to my bed for the last week, so it's given me time to reflect upon sleep. Karl Barth described human sleeping as "little images of the great and only uprising of Christ in his resurrection." So, we may reflect upon the revelation of Jesus […]
 
Karl Barth opposed infant baptism in the final fragment of the Church Dogmatics IV/4 but he also opposed re-baptism! Barth believed that infant baptism (or paedobaptism) was a disorder that the church needed to correct by delaying baptism until a person desired to be baptized and gave their consent to it […]
 
Is Karl Barth's No! to natural revelation the final word? Is God never revealed through nature? (i.e. natural revelation). May we learn nothing about God from studying nature? (i.e. natural theology). For a time, Karl Barth's Nein! had closed the door to natural theology, while the Nazis were in power, and […]
 
What does Karl Barth say about the wrath of God? The phrase "wrath of God" appears a handful of times in the bible, and perhaps the most famous occurrence is in Romans 1:18: "For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the […]
 
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