All Blog Posts With Tag: Karl Barth

Our God Loves Justice: An Introduction to Helmut Gollwitzer by Dr. W. Travis McMaken is my favorite book published in 2017. I know I said this about another book, but that was before I read McMaken's "Golli" (a nickname bestowed upon Gollwitzer by his students, and my nickname for this book)[1]. […]
 
Insights: Karl Barth's Reflections on the Life of Faith is a short book containing one-page insights on different topics selected from Karl Barth's writings by his assistant Eberhard Busch. One of the last insights in the book is called "Nothing Will Be Lost" wherein Barth discusses the final Judgment. Barth believed that there […]
 
Among Karl Barth's greatest enemies were the American and Dutch Calvinists (especially the American Dutch Calvinist Cornelius Van Til and his minions). These 20th century Calvinists were different than the neo-Calvinism popular today because they proudly called themselves Fundamentalists and wished to regress the church and theology back to 16th century […]
 
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 […]
 
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