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Barth, Karl

Born: 1886 AD
Died: 1968 AD
Nationality: Swiss
Categories: Theologian

1886 – Karl Barth was born 10th of May in Basel, Switzerland.


1911-1921 – Served as a Reformed pastor in the village of Safenwil in the canton Aargau.


1913 – Married Nell Hoffman, a talented violinist.


1919 – Barth authored the book Der Römerbrief, The Epistle to the Romans.


1921-1925 – Served as professor of theology in Göttingen.


1927 – Wrote Die Lehre vom Worte Gottes: Prolegomena zur christlichen Dogmatik.


1932 – Barth published the first part-volume of the Dogmatics.


1947 – Together with Hans-Joachim Iwand, he authored the Darmstadt Statement.


1959 – He wrote "Den Gefangenen Befreiung: Predigten aus den Jahren 1954-1959".


1962 – Visited the USA, where he lectured at Princeton Theological Seminary and the University of Chicago.


1968 – Karl Barth died on the 10th of December in Basel, Switzerland.