Karl Barth on the hymns of his childhood

The children songs of Abel Burckhart gave Karl Barth his first theological education. Later Barth wrote: What made an indelible impression on me was the homely self-assurance with which these unpretentious verses spoke of the vents of Christmas, Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Easter, Ascension, Pentecost, as though they could have taken place that very morning … Continue reading Karl Barth on the hymns of his childhood

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What is Theology for? by Jürgen Moltmann

(Translated from CGST magazine - click here for the link) And here's a very faint copy of the original German. For Hong Liang, this is all I could write tonight, heartfelt greetings. What is Theology for? by Jürgen Moltmann 1. Theology exists for faith. Christian faith is not a blind faith, but a knowing faith. This … Continue reading What is Theology for? by Jürgen Moltmann