Definition of Barth, Karl in English:

Barth, Karl

Line breaks: Karl Barth
Pronunciation: /bɑːt
, bɑːθ
( 1886–1968), Swiss Protestant theologian. His seminal work Epistle to the Romans (1919) established a neo-orthodox or theocentric approach to contemporary religious thought which remains influential on Protestant theology.



Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːtɪən/
More example sentences
  • I remember in 1940 reading the text of a dialogue between a Buberite Jew and a Barthian Christian which had taken place at the Hebrew University in what was then Palestine.
  • I agree with Bruce McCormack that Reformed churches will benefit from additional conversations between representatives of both Barthian and Sehleiermacherian streams in Reformed theology.
  • Dorrien wants to learn from Barth, while harboring no desire to become a Barthian.

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