Karl Barth in a Nutshell

Well, a couple of nutshells. Maybe a few. More than ten, sure, but no more than twenty. Not in any particular order. 1. God is who he seems to be. God is in himself just as he reveals himself to be in Jesus Christ. Or in theological terms, the immanent trinity is the same as … Continue reading Karl Barth in a Nutshell


Barth on Weekly Communion

The following dialogue is recorded in my new favourite book: Karl Barth's Table Talk by John Goodsey. Student: Do you think communion should be administered every Sunday? Barth: Yes, I do. It should be the climax of every service. Calvin asked the government of Geneva to have communion every Sunday, but the government refused. This … Continue reading Barth on Weekly Communion