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The Analogy of Being

White, Thomas Joseph, O.P., ed., The Analogy of Being: Invention of Antichrist or the Wisdom of God?, (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2011), xiv + 440 pp. $48.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Jeffrey Skaff (October 21, 2013)


The Analogy of Grace

Gerald McKenny, The Analogy of Grace: Karl Barth’s Moral Theology(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010) x + 320. $120.00 / £68.00

Reviewed by Derek Alan Woodard-Lehman (July 20, 2011)


The Ascension in Karl Barth

Andrew Burgess, The Ascension in Karl Barth (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004), 209. $99.95

Reviewed by Benjamin Myers (February 16, 2007)


Erik Peterson Theologie und Theologen

Erik Peterson, Ausgewählte Schriften, vol. 9 – Theologie und Theologen: Texte (9/1), Theologie und Theologen: Briefwechsel mit Karl Barth u.a., Reflexionen und Erinnerungen (9/2), edited by Barbara Nichtweiß (Würzburg: Echter Verlag, 2009), lxxii + 695pp. and lxxviii + 584pp. €78.00 and €68.00 (hardcover)

Reviewed by Matthias Gockel (September 17, 2013)


Barth

Eberhard Busch, Barth, Abingdon Pillars of Theology, trans. Richard and Martha Burnett (Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2008), viii + 95 pp. $9.95 (paperback)

Reviewed by William Barnett (November 04, 2008)


Barth and Dostoevsky

P. H. Brazier, Barth and Dostoevsky: A Study of the Influence of the Russian Writer Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky on the Development of the Swiss Theologian Karl Barth, 1915-1922 (Colorado Springs, CO: Paternoster, 2007), xix + 245 pp. $39.99 (paperback)

Reviewed by David W. Congdon (October 21, 2008)


Barth and God’s Story

Ford, David F., Barth and God’s Story: Biblical Narrative and the Theological Method of Karl Barth in theChurch Dogmatics (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock Publishers, 2008 [reprint]), i+ 194pp. $23.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by Collin R. Cornell (April 29, 2014)


Barth and Schleiermacher on the Doctrine of Election

Matthias Gockel, Barth and Schleiermacher on the Doctrine of Election: A Systematic-Theological Comparison (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), viii + 229. $99.00 / £51.00

Reviewed by Matthew J. Aragon Bruce (August 25, 2010)


The Barth Lectures

Colin E. Gunton, The Barth Lectures, edited by P. H. Brazier (London: T&T Clark, 2007), xxiv + 285. $150.00

Reviewed by Kimlyn J. Bender (August 05, 2010)


Barth Reception in Britain

D. Densil Morgan, Barth Reception in Britain (London: T&T Clark, 2010), viii + 312 pages. $120.00 / £64.00

Reviewed by Donald W. Norwood (June 08, 2011)


Barth’s Interpretation of the Virgin Birth

Resch, Dustin. Barth’s Interpretation of the Virgin Birth: A Sign of Mystery (Surry, UK: Ashgate Publishing, 2012), 218 pp. $109.95 (hardback)

Reviewed by Jim West (October 24, 2014)


Barth’s Moral Theology

Webster, John. Barth’s Moral Theology: Human Action in Barth’s Thought (Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark, 1998), ix + 223 pp. $55.00 (hardback).

Reviewed by George Hunsinger ()


Barth’s Theology of Interpretation

Wood, Donald. Barth’s Theology of Interpretation (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007), xiv +189 pp., $99.95.

Reviewed by Shannon Nicole Smythe (March 12, 2008)


The Barthian Revolt in Modern Theology

Dorrien, Gary. The Barthian Revolt in Modern Theology: Theology without Weapons (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2000), x + 239 pp. $27.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by J. Scott Jackson (May 20, 2014)


Being in Action

Paul T. Nimmo, Being in Action: The Theological Shape of Barth’s Ethical Vision (London: T & T Clark, 2007), ix + 202. $130.00

Reviewed by W. Travis McMaken (March 26, 2008)


Bonhoeffer’s Theological Formation

DeJonge, Michael. Bonhoeffer’s Theological Formation. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), xiv + 158pp. $95.00 (hardback)

Reviewed by Jeffrey Skaff (April 26, 2016)


Calvin, Barth, and Reformed Theology

Neil B. MacDonald and Carl Trueman (eds.), Calvin, Barth, and Reformed Theology (Colorado Springs, CO: Paternoster Theological Monographs, 2008), xiii and 181. £19.99 (paperback)

Reviewed by Jesse Couenhoven (November 13, 2009)


The Cambridge Companion to Reformed Theology

Nimmo, Paul T., and David A. S. Fergusson, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Reformed Theology. Cambridge Companions to Religion (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 360 pp. $34.99 (paperback).

Reviewed by See Yin C. Yeung (June 01, 2017)


Charlotte von Kirschbaum and Karl Barth

Suzanne Selinger, Charlotte von Kirschbaum and Karl Barth: A Study in Biography and the History of Theology (University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998), viii + 206pp. $29.00

Reviewed by George Hunsinger ()


Christ and Analogy: The Christocentric Metaphysics of Hans Urs Von Balthasar

Johnson, Junius. Christ and Analogy: The Christocentric Metaphysics of Hans Urs Von Balthasar (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2013), xi + 213 pp. $59.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Ross Jesmont (December 13, 2016)


Christ Crucified in a Suffering World

Hieb, Nathan D. Christ Crucified in a Suffering World: The Unity of Atonement and Liberation (Minneapolis: Fortress, 2013), ix + 257 pp. $59.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by J. Scott Jackson (September 11, 2015)


Christian Ethics as Witness

David Haddorff, Christian Ethics as Witness: Barth’s Ethics for a World at Risk (Eugene, Oregon: Cascade Books, 2010), xii + 482. $54.00

Reviewed by J. Scott Jackson (April 18, 2011)


Christological Anthropology in Historical Perspective

Cortez, Marc, Christological Anthropology in Historical Perspective: Ancient and Contemporary Approaches to Theological Anthropology (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2016), 233 pp. $27.99 (paperback).

Reviewed by Timothy McGee (April 25, 2017)


Commanding Grace

Daniel L. Migliore, ed. Commanding Grace: Studies in Karl Barth’s Ethics(Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2010), x + 255pp. $30.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by Matthew Puffer (November 06, 2012)


Conversations with Barth on Preaching

William H. Willimon, Conversations with Barth on Preaching (Nashville: Abingdon, 2006), 346. $22.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by Jason T. Ingalls (February 01, 2007)


Cross Theology

Rosalene Bradbury, Cross Theology: The Classical Theologia Crucis and Karl Barth’s Modern Theology of the Cross (Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2011), xiv + 324. $37.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by Andrew Root (June 26, 2012)


Dialectical Theologians

Christophe Chalamet, Dialectical Theologians: Wilhelm Herrmann, Karl Barth and Rudolf Bultmann (Zürich: TVZ, 2005), 327. EUR 37,00

Reviewed by Benjamin Myers (February 16, 2007)


Dogmatics after Barth

Thomas, Günter, Rinse Reeling Brouwer and Bruce McCormack eds., Dogmatics After Barth: Facing Challenges in Church, Society and the Academy (Leipzig: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012), xvi + 203 pp. $18.20 (paperback).

Reviewed by Mark Lindsay (April 11, 2017)


The Early Preaching of Karl Barth

Karl Barth and William H. Willimon, The Early Preaching of Karl Barth: Fourteen Sermons with Commentary by William H. Willimon. Translations by John E. Wilson. (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009), xvii + 171. $24.95

Reviewed by David B. Ward (October 06, 2010)


Ecclesial Mediation in Karl Barth

Yocum, John. Ecclesial Mediation in Karl Barth (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004), xxiii + 200 pp. $135.00 (hardback).

Reviewed by W. Travis McMaken (February 01, 2007)


The Election of Grace

Williams, Stephen N. The Election of Grace: A Riddle without a Resolution? (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2015) viii + 221 pp. $26.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by Jordan Bradford (September 08, 2016)


Election, Atonement and the Holy Spirit

​Grebe, Matthias. Election, Atonement and the Holy Spirit: Through and Beyond Barth’s Theological Interpretation of Scripture (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2014), xxii + 289 pp. $36.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Adam J. Johnson (July 05, 2016)


Engaging With Barth

David Gibson and Daniel Strange, (eds.). Engaging with Barth: Contemporary Evangelical Critiques, (Nottingham: Apollos, 2008), 403 pages. $39.95 (paperback)*

Reviewed by Melanie Webb (February 08, 2012)


Ethics in Crisis

David Clough, Ethics in Crisis: Interpreting Barth’s Ethics (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005), xix + 143. $84.95

Reviewed by Matthew J. Aragon Bruce ()


God’s Being in Reconciliation

Johnson, Adam J., God’s Being in Reconciliation: The Theological Basis of the Unity and Diversity of the Atonement in the Theology of Karl Barth, (London: T & T Clark, 2012), x + 220pp. $120.00 ($34.95, paperback)

Reviewed by Scott Rice (January 02, 2014)


Gott und das Nichtige (English)

Wüthrich, Matthias D. Gott und das Nichtige: Zur Rede vom Nichtigen ausgehend von Karl Barths KD § 50 (Zürich: Theologischer Verlag Zürich, 2006), 400 pp., € 38.00.

Reviewed by Alexander Massmann (June 27, 2008)


Gott und das Nichtige (Deutsch)

Wüthrich, Matthias D. God and Nothingness: The Speech of Nothingness from Karl Barth KD § 50 (Zurich: Theological Verlag Zurich, 2006), 400 pp., € 38.00.

Reviewed by Alexander Massmann (June 27, 2008)


The Gravity of Sin

Matt Jenson, The Gravity of Sin: Augustine, Luther, and Barth on Homo Incurvatus in Se (London: T & T Clark, 2006), xii + 202. $39.95

Reviewed by Jason T. Ingalls (July 23, 2008)


The Humanity of Christ

Paul Dafydd Jones, The Humanity of Christ: Christology in Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics (London: T&T Clark, 2008), xiii + 290. $130.00 / £65.00

Reviewed by Darren O. Sumner (April 20, 2010)


Image and Hope

Viazovski, Yaroslav. Image and Hope: John Calvin and Karl Barth on Body, Soul, and Life Everlasting. Princeton Theological Monograph Series (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2015), 286 pp. $34.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Daniel Rempel (June 22, 2017)


Incarnation Anyway

Edwin Chr. van Driel, Incarnation Anyway: Arguments for Supralapsarian Christology (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), xi + 194 pp. $74.00

Reviewed by David W. Congdon (October 06, 2010)


Incarnational Realism

​Ables, Travis E. Incarnational Realism: Trinity and the Spirit in Augustine and Barth (London: T & T Clark, 2013), 288 pp. $130.00 (hardback).

Reviewed by Luke Zerra (September 03, 2015)


Jesus Is Victor!

​Collins Winn, Christian T. “Jesus is Victor!”: The Significance of the Blumhardts for the Theology of Karl Barth. (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2009), 330 pp. $38.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Matthew J. Aragon Bruce (June 30, 2016)


Karl Barth als Theologe der Neuzeit

Stefan Holtmann, Karl Barth als Theologe der Neuzeit. Studien zur kritischen Deutung seiner Theologie, Forschungen zur systematischen und ökumenischen Theologie, vol. 118 (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2007), 444 pages. € 79,90

Reviewed by Christophe Chalamet (December 10, 2008)


Karl Barth and American Evangelicalism

McCormack, Bruce L. and Clifford B. Anderson, eds. Karl Barth and American Evangelicalism (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2011), 400 pp. $38.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by SueJeanne Koh (December 07, 2016)


Karl Barth and Christian Ethics

Werpehowski, William. Karl Barth and Christian Ethics: Living in Truth (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2014), xv + 188. $104.95 (hardback)

Reviewed by Matthew Dowling (December 03, 2015)


Karl Barth and Hans Urs von Balthasar

Wigley, Stephen D. Karl Barth and Hans Urs von Balthasar: A Critical Engagement (Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 2007), xiv + 178 pp. $145.00 (hardback)

Reviewed by John L. Drury (September 02, 2008)


Karl Barth and Post-Reformation Orthodoxy

​Reeling Brouwer, Rinse H. Karl Barth and Post-Reformation Orthodoxy (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015), viii + 275 pp. $119.95 (hardcover).

Reviewed by Matthew A. Frost (August 08, 2016)


Karl Barth and the Analogia Entis

Johnson, Keith L., Karl Barth and the Analogia Entis (New York: T&T Clark, 2010), ix + 244pp. $120.00 (pbk. $44.95)

Reviewed by Han-luen Kantzer Komline (May 29, 2013)


Karl Barth and the Fifth Gospel

Mark S. Gignilliat, Karl Barth and the Fifth Gospel: Barth’s Theological Exegesis of Isaiah (Farnham, England: Ashgate, 2009) xiv + 165. $79.95

Reviewed by Chad Marshall (November 28, 2011)


Karl Barth and the Future of Evangelical Theology

​Collins Winn, Christian T. and John L. Drury eds. Karl Barth and the Future of Evangelical Theology (Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2014), xxiv + 289 pp. $37.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Darren O. Sumner (July 06, 2016)


Karl Barth and the Incarnation

​Sumner, Darren O. Karl Barth and the Incarnation: Christology and the Humility of God (New York: Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2014), 256 pp. $112.00 (hardcover).

Reviewed by Rafael Bello (September 09, 2016)


Karl Barth and the Resurrection of the Flesh

Hitchcock, Nathan. Karl Barth and the Resurrection of the Flesh: The Loss of the Body in Participatory Eschatology (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2013), xviii + 209 pp. $20.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by Sara A. Misgen (September 08, 2014)


Karl Barth and the Strange New World within the Bible

Neil MacDonald, Karl Barth and the Strange New World within the Bible: Barth, Wittgenstein and the Metadilemmas of the Enlightenment (Revised Edition; Paternoster, 2002), xxiv + 403. $39.99 (paperback)

Reviewed by Shane Wilkins (February 27, 2008)


Karl Barth im europäischen Zeitgeschehen

Beintker, Michael, Christian Link, and Michael Trowitzsch (eds.), Karl Barth im europäischen Zeitgeschehen (1935–1950), Widerstand – Bewährung – Orientierung. Beiträge zum Internationalen Symposion vom 1. bis 4. Mai 2008 in der Johannes a Lasco Bibliothek Emden (Zürich: Theologischer Verlag Zürich, 2010), 528pp. €54,00

Reviewed by John G. Flett (July 12, 2012)


Karl Barth in North America

John P. Lewis, Karl Barth in North America: The Influence of Karl Barth in the Making of a New North American Evangelicalism (Eugene, OR: Resource Publications, 2009), xvii + pp. 226. $27.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by Scott Rice (July 18, 2012)


Karl Barth and the Filioque

David Guretzki, Karl Barth on the Filioque, Barth Studies (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2009), xi + 224. $99.95

Reviewed by Sarah Stewart-Kroeker (February 16, 2011)


Karl Barth on Theology and Philosophy

​Oakes, Kenneth. Karl Barth on Theology and Philosophy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), 304 pp. $125.00 (hardcover).

Reviewed by Derek Alan Woodard-Lehman (July 01, 2016)


Karl Barth’s Christological Ecclesiology

Bender, Kimlyn. Karl Barth’s Christological Ecclesiology, new ed. (Eugene, OR: Cascade Publishers, 2013), xx + 304. $36.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by W. Travis McMaken (February 08, 2015)


Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics

Allen, R. Michael. Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics: An Introduction and Reader (New York: T and T Clark, 2012), x + 241. $39.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by Ben Rhodes (April 29, 2014)


Karl Barth’s Dialogue with Catholicism in Göttingen and Münster

Amy Marga, Karl Barth’s Dialogue with Catholicism in Göttingen and Münster: Its Significance for His Doctrine of God, Beiträge zur historischen Theologie (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010), viii + 204. € 79.00

Reviewed by W. Travis McMaken (September 19, 2011)


Karl Barth’s Doubts about John Calvin’s Assurance

Viazovski, ​Yaroslav. Karl Barth’s Doubts about John Calvin’s Assurance: A Study of Two Doctrines of Assurance (Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag, Dr. Müller Aktiengesellchaft & Co. KG, 2009), 90 pp. $74.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Melanie Webb (December 08, 2010)


Karl Barth’s Emergency Homiletic

Hancock, Angela Dienhart. Karl Barth’s Emergency Homilietic: 1932-1933 A Summons to Prophetic Witness (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2012), xxvi + 336. $42.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by David B. Ward (April 29, 2015)


Karl Barth’s Infralapsarian Theology

Tseng, Shao Kai. Karl Barth’s Infralapsarian Theology: Origin and Development, 1920–1953 (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2016), 319 pp. $39.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Chet Harvey (January 10, 2017)


Karl Barth: Theologian of Christian Witness

Joseph L. Mangina, Karl Barth: Theologian of Christian Witness(Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2004), xiv + 208. $29.95

Reviewed by Jason T. Ingalls (June 19, 2009)


Die katholische Rezeption Karl Barths

Benjamin Dahlke, Die katholische Rezeption Karl Barths: Theologische Erneuerung im Vorfeld des Zweiten Vatikanischen Konzils, Beiträge zur historischen Theologie 152 (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2010), 256 pages. € 79.00

Reviewed by Amy Marga (February 21, 2012)


Meine Zeit mit Karl Barth

Busch, Eberhard. Meine Zeit mit Karl Barth: Tagebuch 1965–1968 (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2011), 760 pp. $43.00 (hardback).

Reviewed by Matthias Grebe (June 13, 2015)


Nations and Nationalism in the Theology of Karl Barth

Moseley, Carys. Nations and Nationalism in the Theology of Karl Barth (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), x + 219 pp. $110.00 (hardcover).

Reviewed by Clifford B. Anderson (August 25, 2016)


The Only Sacrament Left to Us

Currie, Thomas. The Only Sacrament Left to Us: The Threefold Word of God in the Theology and Ecclesiology of Karl Barth (Eugene: Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2015), 196 pp. $23.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Catherine C. Tobey (February 15, 2016)


Orthodox and Modern

Bruce L. McCormack, Orthodox and Modern: Studies in the Theology of Karl Barth (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2008), 320. $35.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by Matthias Gockel (October 23, 2009)


Participation in Christ

Adam Neder, Participation in Christ: An Entry in Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics, Columbia Series in Reformed Theology (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2009), xv + 135. $24.95

Reviewed by Cambria Janae Kaltwasser (December 14, 2009)


Playful, Glad, and Free

DeCou, Jessica D. Playful, Glad, and Free: Karl Barth and a Theology of Popular Culture (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2014), ix + 254pp. $39.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by Paul L. Metzger (April 29, 2014)


Preaching in Hitler’s Shadow

Stroud, Dean G. ed. Preaching in Hitler’s Shadow: Sermons of Resistance in the Third Reich (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2013), 215 pp. $20.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by David Stark (January 04, 2017)


Reading Auschwitz with Barth

​Lindsay, Mark R. Reading Auschwitz with Barth: The Holocaust as Problem and Promise for Barthian Theology (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2014), 204 pp. $24.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Amanda MacInnis-Hackney (July 11, 2016)


Reading the Decree

David Gibson, Reading the Decree: Exegesis, Election and Christology in Calvin and Barth, T&T Clark Studies in Systematic Theology (London: T&T Clark, 2009), xiii + 221. $130.00

Reviewed by Sung-Sup Kim (July 23, 2010)


Reconciled Humanity

Hans Vium Mikkelsen, Reconciled Humanity: Karl Barth in Dialogue (Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2010), xiv + 280. $30.00 / £19.99 (paperback)

Reviewed by Darren O. Sumner (January 30, 2012)


Rediscovering the Natural Law in Reformed Theological Ethics

Stephen J. Grabill, Rediscovering the Natural Law in Reformed Theological Ethics (Emory University Studies in Law and Religion; Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2006), x + 310. $38.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by W. Travis McMaken (August 01, 2007)


Reformed Virtue After Barth

​Nolan, Kirk J. Reformed Virtue After Barth: Developing Moral Virtue Ethics in the Reformed Tradition (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2014), 208 pp. $30.00 (hardcover).

Reviewed by Michael J. Leyden (June 27, 2017)


Reforming Rome: Karl Barth and Vatican II

Norwood, Donald W. Reforming Rome: Karl Barth and Vatican II (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2015) xxi+263. $35.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Marjorie Corbman (February 02, 2016)


The Resurrection in Karl Barth

R. Dale Dawson, The Resurrection in Karl Barth (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007), ix + 246pp. $99.95

Reviewed by David W. Congdon (May 23, 2008)


Revelation and Theopolitics

Rashkover, Randi. Revelation and Theopolitics: Barth, Rosenzweig and the Politics of Praise (New York: T&T Clark, 2005), 215 pp. $80.95 (paperback).

Reviewed by Zacharie Klassen (February 21, 2017)


A Shorter Commentary on Romans

Maico M. Michielin, ed. A Shorter Commentary on Romans by Karl Barth, trans., D.H. van Daalen, with an introductory essay by Maico Michielin (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007), xxvi + 119. $89.95

Reviewed by Shannon Nicole Smythe (August 06, 2008)


The Sign of the Gospel

McMaken, W. Travis. The Sign of the Gospel: Toward an Evangelical Doctrine of Infant Baptism after Karl Barth (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2013), xi + 324 pp. $69.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by R. David Nelson (April 29, 2015)


The Analogy of Faith

Spencer, Archie J. The Analogy of Faith: The Quest for God’s Speakability. Strategic Initiatives in Evangelical Theology (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2015), 441 pp. $40.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Kathryn Bradford Heidelberger (February 13, 2017)


The Barmen Theses Then and Now

Busch, Eberhard. The Barmen Theses Then and Now: The 2004 Warfield Lectures at Princeton Theological Seminary (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2010), 101 pp. $16.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Ryan David Hawk (January 31, 2017)


Theologie im Umbruch der Moderne

Pfleiderer, Georg and Matern, Harald eds. Theologie im Umbruch der Moderne: Karl Barths frühe Dialektische Theologie. Christentum und Kultur (Zürich: Theologischer Verlag, 2014), 244 pp. $39.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by Matthias Gockel (February 13, 2017)


Theology Against Religion

Greggs, Tom. Theology Against Religion: Constructive Dialogues with Bonhoeffer and Barth (New York, T&T Clark, 2011), xiv+242. $39.95.

Reviewed by Brandy Daniels (September 30, 2015)


Theology and the University in Nineteenth-Century Germany

Purvis, Zachary, Theology and the University in Nineteenth-Century Germany, Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016), 336 pp. $100.00 (hardcover).

Reviewed by Calli Micale (June 15, 2017)


A Theology of the Third Article

Smith, Aaron T. A Theology of the Third Article: Karl Barth and the Spirit of the Word (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2014), ix + 254pp. $39.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by Jonathan D. DePue (December 05, 2014)


Theology’s Epistemological Dilemma

Diller, Kevin. Theology’s Epistemological Dilemma: How Karl Barth and Alvin Plantinga Provide a Unified Response. (Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2014), 352 pp. $34.00

Reviewed by Darren Kennedy (March 03, 2016)


Theories of Justice: A Dialogue with Karol Wojtyla/John Paul II and Karl Barth

Brettmann, Stephanie Mar. Theories of Justice: A Dialogue with Karol Wojtyla/John Paul II and Karl Barth. Princeton Theological Monograph Series. (Eugene: OR: Pickwick Publications, 2014), xviii + 223 pp. $29.00 (paperback).

Reviewed by See Yin C. Yeung (January 24, 2017)


Trinitarian Theology After Barth

Myk Habets and Phillip Tolliday (eds.), Trinitarian Theology after Barth Princeton Theological Monograph Series 148 (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2011), xviii + 400pp. $46.00.

Reviewed by Aaron T. Smith (January 30, 2013)


Trinity and Election in Contemporary Theology

Dempsey, Michael T., ed., Trinity and Election in Contemporary Theology, (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2011), x + 301pp. $38.00 (paperback)

Reviewed by Mark R. Lindsay (January 31, 2014)


The Witness of God

John G. Flett, The Witness of God: The Trinity, Missio Dei, Karl Barth, and the Nature of Christian Community (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2010), xv + 328. $36.00

Reviewed by Deanna Ferree Womack (March 14, 2011)


The Word in this World

Kurt I. Johanson (ed.). The Word in this World: Two Sermons by Karl Barth, trans., Christopher Asprey (Vancouver: Regent, 2007), 66. $7.95

Reviewed by David B. Ward (December 05, 2007)


The Word of Christ and the World of Culture

Paul Louis Metzger, The Word of Christ and the World of Culture: Sacred and the Secular Through the Theology of Karl Barth (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2003), xxiii + 252pp.

Reviewed by Clifford Blake Anderson (February 10, 2005)


Wrath Among the Perfections of God’s Life

Wynne, Jeremy J. Wrath Among the Perfections of God’s Life (New York: T & T Clark, 2010), 232 pp. $130.00 ($44.95, paperback).

Reviewed by Adam J. Johnson (April 04, 2013)