2021 Books About Karl Barth

This list of new and forthcoming titles has been compiled by the Center for Barth Studies. We are striving to be exhaustive, so if there is a title missing from this list, please feel free to contact us. We will continue to update and search for new and upcoming titles about Karl Barth.

Books Published in 2021:

  • Barth, Karl. Einführung in die evangelische Theologie: Text und Anmerkungen, edited by Matthias Käser, Magdalene L. Frettlöh, and Dominik von Allmen-Mäder. Zürich: Theologischer Verlag Zürich, 2021.
  • Barth, Karl. Vorträge und kleinere Arbeiten (1935-1937), edited by Lucius Kratzert and Peter Zocher. Zürich: Theologischer Verlag Zürich, 2021.
  • Bartholomaeus, Michael. Karl Barth’s Doctrine of Sanctification: An Exploration of Church Dogmatics §66. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books / Fortress Academic, 2021.
  • Bender, Kimlyn. Reflections on Reformational Theology: Studies in the Theology of the Reformation, Karl Barth, and the Evangelical Tradition. London: T&T Clark, 2021.
  • Frick, Tyler. Karl Barth’s Ontology of Divine Grace: God’s Decision is God’s Being. Tübigen, Germany: Mohr Siebeck, 2021.
  • Geilhufe, Justus. Gnade als trinitarisches Sein: Bruce McCormacks Theologie in ihrer Entwicklung aus analytischer und konstrucktiver Barthrezeption. Göttingen, Germany: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2021.
  • Greggs, Tom. Barth and Bonhoeffer as Contributors to a Post-Liberal Ecclesiology: Essays of Hope for a Fallen and Complex World. Edited by Robert W. Heimburger. London: T&T Clark, December 2021.
  • Hofheinz, Marco and Kai-Ole Eberhardt, eds. Römerbrief und Tageszeitung! Politik in der Theologie Karl Barths. Zürich: Theologischer Verlag Zürich, 2021.
  • Höfner, Markus. Theo-politics?: Conversing with Barth in Western and Asian Contexts. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books / Fortress Academic, 2021.
  • Holzendorf, Jan. Theologie bei Günter Grass. Eine Untersuchung auf der Grundlage der Lichterlehre Karl Barths und ihrer Rezeption durch Michael Trowitzsch. Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter, 2021.
  • Jantzen, Matt R. God, Race, and History: Liberating Providence. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books / Fortress Academic, 2021.
  • Jeromin, André. “Es wird regiert …” – Gottes Weltregierung als Teil der providentia Dei nach Karl Barth. Münster, Germany: Lit, 2021.
  • Mauldin, Joshua. Barth, Bonhoeffer, and Modern Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021.
  • McCormack, Bruce Lindley. The Humility of the Eternal Son: Reformed Kenoticism and the Repair of Chalcedon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021.
  • McKenny, Gerald. Karl Barth’s Moral Thought. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021.
  • Molnar, Paul D. Freedom, Necessity, and the Knowledge of God: In Conversation with Karl Barth and Thomas F. Torrance. London: T&T Clark, December 2021.
  • Osmer, Richard Robert. The Invitation: A Theology of Evangelism. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2021.
  • Rosner, Jennifer M. Healing the Schism: Karl Barth, Franz Rosenzweig, and the New Jewish-Christian Encounter. Bellingham, WA: Lexham Academic, 2021.
  • Tietz, Christiane. Karl Barth: A Life in Conflict. Translated by Victoria Barnett. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021.
  • Tseng, Shao Kai. Karl Barth. Phillipsburg, NJ: P&R Publishing, 2021.


Forthcoming Books about Karl Barth:

  • Bjoerk, Marten. Politics of Immortality in Rosenzweig, Barth and Goldberg: Theology and Resistance Between 1914-1945. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022.
  • Boesel, Chris. Karl Barth: A Guide to the Perplexed Progressive Evangelical. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2022.
  • Chalamet, Christophe, Andreas Dettwiler, and Sarah Stewart-Kroeker, eds. Karl Barth’s Epistle to the Romans: Retrospect and Prospect. Berlin: De Gruyter, May 2022.
  • Cocksworth, Ashley, and W. Travis McMaken, eds. Karl Barth: Spiritual Writings. Manway, NJ: Paulist Press, February 2022.
  • Dunstan, Andrew. Karl Barth’s Analogy of Beauty: Its Basis and Implications for Theological Aesthetics. New York: Routledge, 2022.
  • Hauerwas, Stanley. Fully Alive: The Apocalyptic Humanism of Karl Barth. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia, 2022.
  • Kelly, Declan. The Defeat of Satan: Karl Barth’s Three Agent Account of Salvation. London: T&T Clark, February 2022.
  • Jones, Paul Dafydd and Kaitlyn Dugan. Karl Barth and Liberation Theology. London: T&T Clark, 2022.
  • Skaff, Jeffrey. Thomas Aquinas and Karl Barth: A New Conversation. New York: Routledge, 2022.