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.
I don’t know what a perfect first-century family looked like, but I’m certain that Joseph and Mary didn’t qualify.
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.
reviewed by Amy Plantinga Pauw
Alistair McGrath offers an intellectual history of Emil Brunner's life and thought—and pleads for a recovery of his theology.
reviewed by I. John Hesselink
Theo Hobson’s ambitious book traces the historical emergence and fate of liberal theology in the modern period. He defends the “liberal state” and the way good liberal Christianity is allied with it.
reviewed by Walter Brueggemann