Church Dogmatics for the Pastor

Marty Folsom, author of the new book Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics for Everyone, asked me to contribute a brief chapter on the Church Dogmatics for the Pastor, focusing on Volume 1 of the Dogmatics. I offer an excerpt from the chapter in the hope of encouraging your interest in the book.You can purchase Marty's book … Continue reading Church Dogmatics for the Pastor


My sermon series on 1 John

I recently finished preaching on 1 John. Click the links below to find them. Holy Communion on 1 John 1:1-4 Integrity on 1 John 1:5-2:2 The Old and New Commandment on 1 John 2 Who are You? on 1 John 3:1-3 Trust and Obey on 1 John 3:4-24 In the … Continue reading My sermon series on 1 John

Karl Barth on Just War in the Nuclear Age

The following question was put to Professor Barth: ‘The statements in your Church Dogmatics, Volume III, Part Four, pp. 460 ff., are gladly quoted by many who approve of the political path being followed by the German Federal Government to the point of calling for nuclear rearmament and willingness to accept nuclear warfare. Do you … Continue reading Karl Barth on Just War in the Nuclear Age

Barth, Mozart, and Recapitulation

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a great fan of Professor George Hunsinger. One of the highlights of my life was for him to agree to an interview for this website. You can find the interview by clicking this link: I'm also a student of music, having studied up to 8th Grade … Continue reading Barth, Mozart, and Recapitulation

Karl Barth dla Opornych!

Apparently, there are no Karl Barth resources in Polish. Well, now there is one, with the help of my friend Max Cyganek. Zasłużone Cytat Dopóki łaska nie znajdzie wyrazu w życiu, nie jest łaską. Śmiech jest najbardziej zbliżoną rzeczą do Bożej łaski. Złożenie rąk w modlitwie jest początkiem powstania przeciwko nieładowi tego świata. Modlitwa bez … Continue reading Karl Barth dla Opornych!