Five new books that address today’s theological challenges
It’s probably not what you think.
Karl Barth’s affair with Charlotte von Kirschbaum wasn’t the only major conflict behind his theology
Christiane Tietz explores them all in the first full-length biography since Eberhard Busch’s in 1976.
Before you had a human parent, you had a perfect one.
Will Willimon tells preachers to put aside sentimentality.
Kimlyn Bender has produced a reading guide to assist nonspecialists.
In his final memoir, Cone’s testimony resounds.
Are they real? and other questions in Esther Acolatse’s work.
I had to learn to preach in "receive" mode rather than "send" mode.
The state killed Kelly Gissendaner despite the evidence of a changed life. This points to a desire for retribution rather than reformation.
I don’t know what a perfect first-century family looked like, but I’m certain that Joseph and Mary didn’t qualify.
Nicholas Healy's central methodological criticism of Stanley Hauerwas is that he "is concerned with the logic of coming to believe and the logic of Christian living rather more than the logic of belief."
In this long, freewheeling conversation with the Heidelberg Catechism, Eberhard Busch sometimes uses the document for leverage against distortions in the contemporary church, and sometimes challenges its assumptions.
Alistair McGrath offers an intellectual history of Emil Brunner's life and thought—and pleads for a recovery of his theology.