Barth, Karl

Born: May 10, 1886 AD
Died: 1968 AD, at 82 years of age.

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.



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