For the last six months, we here at the Christianbook.com Academic Blog have been anticipating the release of Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics from Hendrickson Publishers. During that same time period we have been accepting entries for a free set of the 14 volume Bromiley and Torrance edition. Well the wait is over, and today we [...]
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I often wonder if Karl Barth would have found images like this one humorous. To me, pictures of Barth seem to indicate a genuine warmth coupled with a likeable playfulness and energy uncommon to many would call themselves theologians. Nevertheless, many pictures of Barth also convey a rugged fiestyness that plainly indicates what his writing [...]
Could anything be more difficult than coming up with an adequate design for a set of books so influential? Well, I think Hendrickson has done a fine job here. Unlike many past editions the Hendrickson design is subtle and definitive, but also distinguishes between the various volumes by its use of pinstriped colors. The books [...]
In anticipation of the upcoming release of the Hendrickson edition of Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics, Christianbook.com/academic and Hendrickson Publishers announce a contest to give away one complete set of Barth’s magisterial work to one “lucky” winner. To enter the contest, be sure to follow the steps below and read all contest rules. The Contest We [...]
If you have visited Christianbook.com/academic recently you may have noticed that Hendrickson Publishers has listed a 14 Volume set of the Church Dogmatics on our website for the unbelievable price of $99.99. This publishing event, while not as important as the initial publication of the Dogmatics in English, is nevertheless quite significant as it marks [...]
Karl Barth, in the opening pages to his Doctrine of Creation (CD III.1) makes it clear that the Christian’s confession of faith in God as the Creator is exclusively an articulus fidei, and therefore something which is not knowable to the human mind (005). It is a “free act of God” and those acts can [...]