Life and Work of Karl Barth
theocentric (Christocentric) thought is a startling contrast to
1: Schleiermacher’s theology of feeling
2: Hegel’s theology of philosophical speculation
3: Ritschl’s theology of moral judgments
4: Troeltsch’s theology of the history of religions.
1: God is GOD.
in recent (i.e., 19th Century) theology “God” is humankind
speaking to itself in a loud voice.
3: God alone can facilitate the knowledge of God.
– Commentary on
– 2nd edition of Romans
– professor of theology at Goettingen
– professor of theology at Muenster
– professor of theology at
– Fides Quarens
– Church Dogmatics (his great work)
1: the Word of God is its constant point of departure
2: it moves from reality to possibility
3: as it does so it gives rise to “objectivism” (but not to
remoteness or that which
humans can domesticate: in this
regard it lies between Idealism and