Tips for reading Barth

I recently found this post by a student of one of Barth’s foremost interpreters.  In it he gives students tips for how to read Karl Barth.

I don’t know if anyone who reads this has read Barth before, but man he is tough.  I often get lost in a maze of what is to me archaic language and millions of pronouns per paragraph. 

I found his tips to be very helpful.  I hope that they help anyone who is a “Barthian.”  I want to start posting about Barth’s material, but i’m a little gunshy due to the complexity and often “counter-intuitive” nature of his thought.  He is easy to misrepresent!  I guess i’ll just have to jump in.

Thanks to Chris for sharing these insights. 

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One response to “Tips for reading Barth

  1. Hi Brainofdtrain,
    Thanks for coming by my site. You have some wonderful resources here. I’ll definitely be back.
    ~Chris

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