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Looking for Home in a Post-Denominational Context

Through all my church and educational life, people have encouraged me to not just believe what others believe, but to search the Scriptures to find out what I believe on various topics. Now that I have done so, I have no idea where "home" is...

Still Awaiting a Barthian Response to Van Til

My usual approach in dealing with a monumental intellect is to read the competing sides of scholarship about the author. Naturally, I wished to do the same with Barth. I had already heard the "anti-Barth" side of things from Van Til and John Frame. ...but from my research, there does not seem to BE another side to the debate...?

How Barth “Actualized Chalcedon”

In studying Barth, I have often heard it said that Barth "actualized Chalcedon." However, I have not really understood what this mean. During a recent class on Barth, my teacher explained this concept to me, and I would like to share it with you all.

Barth in Conversation with a JW

This is an excerpt from my journal, which I kept while studying for a class on Karl Barth. It does not represent my finished thoughts on Barth. Please read my […]

Barth: Postmodern and Christian?

Perhaps there is a way to speak Christianly within every epistemological/philosophical framework. Is it possible to be a Christian Platonist? I certainly hope so - otherwise Augustine is "out."