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  Island of Freedom - Karl Barth
Karl Barth is considered by some the greatest Protestant theologian of the 20th century and possibly the greatest since the Reformation.
Barth saw the task of the church as that of proclaiming the "good word" of God and as serving as the "place of encounter" between God and mankind.
Barth sees revelation and salvation as given by God and valid quite apart from the subjective responses of human beings, and this is questioned as regards how far it takes account of the importance of human response to God.
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  Karl Barth - MSN Encarta
Karl Barth (1886-1968), Swiss Protestant theologian, widely regarded as one of the most notable Christian thinkers of the 20th century.
Barth held professorships successively at Göttingen and Münster universities from 1923 to 1930, when he was appointed professor of systematic theology at the University of Bonn.
Barth saw the task of the church as that of proclaiming the “good word” of God and as serving as the “place of encounter” between God and humankind.
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 Karl Barth - Theopedia
Karl Barth (pronounced "Bart") was a 20th century Swiss theologian in the Reformed tradition.
Karl Barth was born in Basel, Switzerland and spent his early years growing up in Bern where his father taught at the university.
Barth went on to study at Berlin, a center of Protestant liberalism, later studying at Tübingen and finally in Marburg in 1908.
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The explanation is that Barth's theology necessarily implies a radical socialistic and humanistic ethic that is a direct threat to the liberal capitalist ethic that dominats the American metality.
Barth judged the real threat to humanity in the first half of the twentieth century to be liberalism, and he chose forms of expression that made it unmistably clear that he did not share the liberal perspective.
Barth was frustrated by the ineffectiveness of the liberal efforts at social reform.
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Karl Barth was quoting from a well-known Swiss song as he made his opening remarks to the inmates in a Swiss prison.
Karl Barth was born and raised in the tradition of the Swiss Reformation.
Barth emphasizes this because it is his practice to reread the Bible in the situation of the audience.
www.bookstore21.net /christian/article/barth_preaching.htm   (4812 words)

 Boston Collaborative Encyclopedia of Western Theology: Karl Barth
Barth was born in 1886 in Basel, Switzerland, the son of a professor of New Testament at Bern.
Barth’s fundamental criticism of the biblical interpreters of his time was not that they were attempting to be too ‘truthful’ about the text in their zeal for historical accuracy; but rather, that they were not being truthful enough.
Barth’s task was to do two difficult things at once – to avoid the trap of confusing the texts of scripture with the revelation and truth of God, and yet to find a “pivot point” of authority that allows human beings to be lifted up into a new reality.
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 Karl Barth Biography
Karl Barth (May 10 1886 - December 10 1968) was a Swiss Christian theologian.
Barth was originally trained in German Protestant Liberalism under such teachers as Wilhelm Herrmann but reacted against this theology at the time of the First World War.
Barth explores the whole of Christian doctrine where necessary challenging and reinterpreting it so that every part of it points to the radical challenge of Jesus Christ and the impossibility of tying God to human cultures achievements or possessions.
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 Karl Barth - Christianity Knowledge Base - a Wikia wiki
Karl Barth (1886-1968, pronounced "Bart") was a 20th century Swiss theologian in the Reformed tradition.
Barth's theology assumes a certain amount of the tenets of liberal Christianity, most notably the assumption that the Bible is not historically and scientifically accurate.
Barth has also been criticized for his alleged belief in universalism, however, Barth himself noted that insistence on necessary universal salvation impinged on God's freedom and suggested it was beyond the church's duty to speculate on the subject (Church Dogmatics 2.2, 417).
christianity.wikia.com /wiki/Karl_Barth   (1253 words)

 Regent Carey Library Bibliographies - Karl Barth
Reckoning With Barth: Essays in Commemoration of the Centenary of Karl Barth's Birth.
Footnotes to a Theology: the Karl Barth Colloquium of 1972.
Theism, Atheism, and the Doctrine of the Trinity: the Trinitarian Theologies of Karl Barth and Jürgen Moltmann in Response to Protest Atheism.
www.regent-college.edu /library/Biblio_barth.html   (929 words)

 Barth, Karl. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Barth’s primary object was to lead theology back to the principles of the Reformation (called neo-orthodoxy).
For Barth, modern theology with its assent to science, immanent philosophy, and general culture and with its stress on feeling, was marked by indifference to the word of God and to the revelation of God in Jesus, which he thought should be the central concern of theology.
In the confrontation between humanity and God, which was Barth’s fundamental concern, the word of God and God’s revelation in Jesus are the only means God has for Self-revelation; Barth argued that people must listen in an attitude of awe, trust, and obedience.
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 The Karl Barth Centennial: An Appreciative Critique
Barth had many friends, but he also made many enemies (not a few of whom were former friends) The number of enemies can be attributed in part to the fact that he was probably more successful in overcoming sloth than pride.
Barth would never mitigate his affirmation of the utter majesty of God, but he came to see that there is a greater lordship than that of an imperious potentate -- i.e., the sovereignty of a God who can even risk suffering at the hands of his creatures.
Barth reasserted "orthodoxy," but with the proviso that God’s capacity to suffer was the proof of his true lordship.
www.religion-online.org /showarticle.asp?title=1037   (3541 words)

 Karl Barth - HighBeam Encyclopedia
Barth, Karl, 1886-1968, Swiss Protestant theologian, one of the leading thinkers of 20th-century Protestantism.
Charlotte von Kirschbaum and Karl Barth: A Study in Biography and the History of Theology.
Covenanted Solidarity: The Theological Basis of Karl Barth's Opposition to Nazi Antisemitism and the Holocaust.
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 Amazon.ca: The Epistle to the Romans: Books: Karl Barth,E. C. Hoskyns   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Karl Barth's Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans first appeared in Germany in 1918, causing an immediate sensation.
Karl Barth (1886-1968) was an influential Swiss Reformed Christian theologian.
Barth's literary force and theological imagination are pushed to the fullest to examine the boundary condition of Christianity.
www.amazon.ca /Epistle-Romans-Karl-Barth/dp/0195002946   (1071 words)

 Amazon.fr : Dogmatics in Outline: Livres en anglais: Karl Barth   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Barth's 'Church Dogmatics' represents a major achievement in the history of theology, twentieth century or otherwise; this text, 'Dogmatics in Outline', can serve as a good introduction, a brief overview, or a quick reminder of the greater work in 'Church Dogmatics'.
Barth warns against using this text in a Cliff-Notes fashion for the larger work; however, modern reality being what it is, many students and readers will never find the time to explore the larger work, so this is a welcome text.
One of Barth's concerns throughout his career, and certainly in the aftermath of world war, is that moderns have lost the ability to speak in theological and faithful terms.
www.amazon.fr /Dogmatics-Outline-Karl-Barth/dp/006130056X   (1883 words)

 Karl Barth
Karl Barth vs. Emil Brunner: The Formation and Dissolution of a Theological Alliance, 1916-1936 by John W. Hart (Issues in Systematic Theology, Vol.
Barth is ruthlessly and consistently concerned with doing theology which profoundly respects the ontological and noetic dis­tance between the self-revealing God and his sinful and elected Church-a theology which is radically "dialectical".
Barth believes that God blesses our human capacities of understanding and therefore dialectic becomes useful not just as a crier against human arrogance, but as an epistemological tool to coordinate and hold in mutual reciprocity what may appear to us to be contradictory in God's nature.
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 Karl Barth
Barth was a forty-eight year old professor of theology at the University of Bonn when the Gestapo (the Nazi secret police) burst into his lecture and forcibly deported him to his native Switzerland.
Barth was born in Switzerland, ordained to the ministry of the Reformed Church, and appointed to the village of Safenwil.
Barth was horrified to see virtually all of his former theology professors included in the list of names.
www.victorshepherd.on.ca /Heritage/Barth.htm   (827 words)

 Karl Barth - Karl Barth: Briefe des Jahres 1933
Karl Barth, reformierter schweizerischer Theologe, geboren 1886 in Basel, Bruder von Heinrich Barth; seit 1935 Professor in Basel.
Barth beeinflusste stark die Auseinandersetzung der evangelischen Kirche mit dem Nationalsozialismus und griff nach 1945 mehrfach in kirchliche und politische Fragen durch seine Schriften ein.
Die Briefe Karl Barths aus dieser Zeit können mehr als eine Neugier befriedigen, wie der Rezensent Eberhard Jüngel anmerkt: Neben den Theologen ist das auch für "Experten für Zeit- und Kulturgeschichte" wie auch für "Klatschbasen", Christen und ernsthafte Atheisten interessant.
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 Karl Barth on LibraryThing | Catalog your books online
Also known as: KARL BARTH NARRATOR, Karl Barth, Theologe, Schweiz, Karl; With a new Foreword by the author Barth, Barth Karl
Carl Barth,1896-1976 is a different author than Karl Barth, 1886-1968, and so has been nevered, despite the fact that several book titles written by Karl Barth have been entered in LT with the name Carl Barth as author.
Karl; With a new Foreword by the author Barth (separate)
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 Karl Barth: Life and Times, existentialism and Karl Barth, the Realm of Existentialism at DividingLine.com
existentialism and Karl Barth at The Realm of Existentialism
Between 1921 and 1935, Barth held professorships at Gottingen, Munster, and Bonn.
With the rise of Adolf Hitler, Barth emerged as a leader of the church opposition to Nazi control, expressed in the Barmen Declaration of 1934.
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 Karl Barth Biography and Summary
Karl Barth was born on May 10, 1886, in Basel, the eldest son o...
BARTH, KARL (1886–1968), Swiss Reformed theologian, described by Pope Pius XII as the greatest theologian since Thomas Aquinas, and certainly the most influential of the twentieth century.
Karl Barth(May 10, 1886 – December 10, 1968) (pronounced Bart) was an influential Swiss Reformed Christian theologian.
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 Karl Barth, existentialism and Karl Barth, the Realm of Existentialism at DividingLine.com
Karl Barth, existentialism and Karl Barth, the Realm of Existentialism at DividingLine.com
Barth was a Swiss Protestant theologian who advocated a return to the principles of the Reformation and the teachings of the Bible.
Barth studied at the universities of Bern, Berlin, Tubingen, and Marburg and held pastorates in Switzerland between 1909 and 1921.
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 Karl Barth (1886-1968)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Karl Barth (pronounced 'Bart') was born in 1886 into a family who had strong links with a conservative group of Christians in the Reformed Church of Switzerland.
Barth was also concerned that Liberal theology had made God an object to be pondered whereas he saw God as a person to be encountered.
During the 1930's Barth was actively involved with Dietrich Bonhoeffer in the anti-Nazi Confessing Church movement in Germany and was also dismissed from a teaching post in Bonn for refusing to salute or show loyalty to Hitler.
www.faithnet.org.uk /Theology/barth.htm   (1671 words)

 Karl Barth On Scripture
If we are to think of Barth as a man who has reasonably thought through his position, his contention that he believes in the Bible as the Word of God must be viewed in the light of his wholehearted acceptance of the principles of modern negative criticism and reconstruction.
Barth has told us with a thousand voices at every period of his development that Scripture authority is not and cannot be that of a once-for-all revelation of God.
Barth makes it as plain as he can that Christian preaching must be preaching not of a Word that is ready to hand in Scripture.
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