Crisis Preaching for Barthians

You will likely not be surprised to hear that I have been talking again with the Crackers & Grape Juice crowd (specifically Jason and Johanna), this time about Karl Barth’s Homiletics book which emerged from his lectures on preaching during the Nazi rise to power in the early ’30s. We talk about the tension betweenContinue reading “Crisis Preaching for Barthians”

Reading Barth Together: Session 3

We had our third webinar this morning, covering Barth’s discussion of the second article of the Apostles Creed—”I believe in Jesus Christ…”—in chapters 10-20 of Dogmatics in Outline. If you were not able to attend the live stream, you can now watch it on my YouTube channel: And here is an updated document with theContinue reading “Reading Barth Together: Session 3”

Reading Barth Together: Session 2

We had our second session of the Reading Barth Together webinar series today, covering chapters 5-9 of Dogmatics in Outline. You can watch it on my YouTube channel here. Here is a document of questions submitted for consideration during the webinar: Stanley closed with this prayer which I share with you now: God of Time,Continue reading “Reading Barth Together: Session 2”

RBT Session 2 Preparation

The second Reading Barth Together webinar on Dogmatics in Outline with me and Stanley is Tuesday morning (5/12@10 AM EST). We’ve been able to increase the capacity to 1000 participants, so I hope that there will be enough room for everyone. We’ll be covering Barth’s Doctrine of God which is in Chapters 5-9. You canContinue reading “RBT Session 2 Preparation”

Expanded RBT Webinar Capacity

Thanks to the tireless efforts of my colleagues at Duke Divinity School, I’m happy to announce that all future sessions of Reading Barth Together will have room for 1000 participants to join instead of the 500 we had last week, leaving a number of folks unhappy at being unable to join. I hope that thisContinue reading “Expanded RBT Webinar Capacity”