Thoughts on Reading Barth’s Church Dogmatics

Apologetics and Theology

I did it. I finally did it. I read the entire Church Dogmatics by Karl Barth. What’s the big deal? This is no simple systematic theology. It is the size of an encyclopedia set. And […]

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Karl Barth on Christians and Death

Apologetics and Theology

How should Christians see death? Is death something to be feared? Should Christians look forward to death? In reflecting on these things, I really appreciate what Karl Barth has to say on this subject. The […]

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Karl Barth on the New Testament Hope

The New Testament presents a message of hope. But what is the content of that hope? I came across this summary of the New Testament hope by Karl Barth that I thought was very helpful. […]

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Karl Barth on Grace

Apologetics and Theology

When God loves, revealing His inmost being in the fact that He loves and therefore seeks and creates fellowship, this being and doing is divine and distinct from all other loving to the extent that […]

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Karl Barth on Heresy

Apologetics and Theology

The Christian heresies spring from the fact that man does not take seriously the known ground of divine immanence in Jesus Christ, so that from its revelation, instead of apprehending Jesus Christ and the totality […]

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Why We Defend the Bible

Much of my time is spent responding to various attacks on the Bible.  There is definitely no lack of attacks to respond to.  I am also someone who appreciates Karl Barth and Barth made this […]

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Karl Barth on Orthodoxy

Apologetics and Theology

The catastrophic crash of orthodoxy in the 18th century, the consequences of which we still have to carry to this day, is no more puzzling than the collapse of a house whose foundations are giving […]

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