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The Center for Barth Studies is proud to provide high-quality reviews of monographs using Karl Barth’s theology for free to scholars and the interested public. If you are interested in writing a review for the Center for Barth Studies, or would like to submit a volume for review, please e-mail the reviews editor at barth.reviews@ptsem.edu.

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The Ordering of the Christian Mind: Karl Barth and Theological Rationality

Martin Westerholm. The Ordering of the Christian Mind: Karl Barth and Theological Rationality (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015), xiii + 249 pp. $115.00 (hardcover).

Reviewed by Laura Lysen (December 05, 2019)


The Affirmations of Reason: On Karl Barth’s Speculative Theology

Sigurd Baark. The Affirmations of Reason: On Karl Barth’s Speculative Theology (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), xiii + 291 pp. $109.00 (hardcover).

Reviewed by Justin Coyle (September 09, 2019)


God and Creation in the Theology of Thomas Aquinas and Karl Barth

Tyler Wittman, God and Creation in the Theology of Thomas Aquinas and Karl Barth (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019), 328 pp. $105.00 (hardback).

Reviewed by Jeffrey Skaff (September 04, 2019)


Karl Barth and the Making of Evangelical Theology: A Fifty-Year Perspective

Clifford B. Anderson and Bruce L. McCormack, eds., Karl Barth and the Making of Evangelical Theology: A Fifty-Year Perspective (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2015) v + 237 pp. $34.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Brandon Watson (April 09, 2019)


Westminster Handbook to Karl Barth

Burnett, Richard E. ed. The Westminster Handbook to Karl Barth (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2013), 272 pp. $40.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by J. Scott Jackson (March 26, 2019)