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Karl Barth’s Conception of the Word of God (3)

Barth’s words on the existence of God cannot be overlooked. From our point of view, there are no arguments of human reason or philosophy which can prove the existence of God. We cannot, by the academic process of logic, start from the human level and arrive at the Divine level. Therefore these words, by themselves […]

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Karl Barth’s Conception of the Word of God (2)

From what we have said so far on the subject, it would seem beyond doubt that Barth is with us. the Reformed. For to us it is plainly an “either-or” matter, i.e., either we must be Modernists and humanists, or true Christian believers. And whereas Barth seems to oppose “theology” to “dogmatics,” as wo noted […]

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Theologians Disagreeing

Although this is a common thing that theologians disagree, it is im­portant to notice when leading theologians are at odds about im­portant issues. The case I have in mind is the difference between Barth and Nie­buhr about Barth’s speech at the Amsterdam World Council of Churches. This difference I wish to call to your attention […]

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Potpourri

A short but to-the-point contribution entitled “…..AND FAMILY”, signed by Bernard T. Haan, is found in the August, 1942 issue of the “Young Calvinist”.  It deals with a problem that is painfully evident in many of our church services. To let the article speak for itself, we quote the following portions: “What a contrary and […]

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Potpourri

A short but to-the-point contribution entitled “…..AND FAMILY”, signed by Bernard T. Haan, is found in the August, 1942 issue of the “Young Calvinist”. It deals with a problem that is painfully evident in many of our church services. To let the article speak for itself, we quote the following portions: “What a contrary and […]

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