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Questions on Phyletism

Technically speaking, phyletism is the heresy that a church should be formed along ethnic lines.  Yeah, that sounds bad.  But when you get down to both (a) the history behind it and (b) modern chanters of phyletism, you will see … Continue reading

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Analytical Outline of Barth Bio

Realdialektik: a dialectic in real relations (McCormack 9). Part of this book’s thesis is the overturning of Hans urs von Balthalsar’s claim that Barth rejected liberalism in favor of “analogy.” McCormack argues that Barth’s use of the en/anhypostatic distinction played … Continue reading


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Barth as Anti-Bourgeois

Currently Reading:  Bruce McCormack, Karl Barth’s Critically Realistic Dialectical Theology. Barth was a moderate socialist in his early years.  This allowed him to oppose the Marxist revolutions while remaining immune to the cultural destruction of Germany after WWI.  Said Germany was … Continue reading

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