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Karl Barth: On The Legitimacy, and Illegitimacy, of ‘Killing in Self Defense’

If you’ve never read Barth’s discussion of ‘killing in self defense’, you ought to.  Especially now, when killing seems to be something of a sport for some and self defense is urged to such an extent that Christian people are … Continue reading

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Thy Word Is Truth: Barth on Scripture by George Hunsinger

Over at Eerdword there’s an excerpt from Hunsinger’s new book. It was once suggested by Calvin that the main reason for studying theology is to make us better readers of Holy Scripture. No one took this proposition more seriously than … Continue reading

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Agree? Disagree?

The pendulum of popular belief about Satan tends to swing between two extremes. On one side there are those who believe that he doesn’t exist at all, or if he does exist. he is a mere impersonal evil “force,” sort … Continue reading

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