The Barmen Declaration

Theological Declaration of Barmen Written by Karl Barth and the confessing church in Nazi Germany in response to Hitler's national church. Its central doctrines concern the sin of idolatry and the lordship of Christ I. An Appeal to the Evangelical Congregations and Christians in Germany 8.01 The Confessional Synod of the German Evangelical Church met in … Continue reading The Barmen Declaration

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Rev Michael Curry’s Sermon at the Royal Wedding

Rev Michael Curry's recent sermon at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding last Saturday has caused controversy in my home country of Australia. Comments have ranged from "Amazing!" through "American Showbiz" all the way to "Inappropriately Grandstanding Meghan's Special Day". Now I have no loyalty to or against the presiding bishop and primate of the … Continue reading Rev Michael Curry’s Sermon at the Royal Wedding

Andrei Rublev’s Icon of the Trinity

While reading Stephen D. Morrison's new book, "Jürgen Moltmann in Plain English", I came across this great quote. Here too, as in other theological work, there has been a picture in front of me. It is Andrei Rublev's wonderful fifteenth-century Russian icon of the Holy Trinity. Through their tenderly intimate inclination towards oneanother, the three … Continue reading Andrei Rublev’s Icon of the Trinity