On the occasion of the 131st anniversary of the birth of Swiss theologian Karl Barth (1886–1968) and the yearlong commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, we’d like to share some of Barth’s perspectives on John Calvin. The following is an article by Peter Anders, excerpted from The Reformation Then and Now: 25 … Continue reading Letting God Be God: Karl Barth’s Journey with John Calvin
By Patricia Anders, Editorial Director If you’ve been in the stores recently, you’ve probably noticed that the Christmas stuff is gone, the Valentine candy is heavily discounted, and Easter baskets, plastic eggs, and pastel-colored candy now fill the shelves (with maybe a few shamrock items displayed nearby for a bit of Irish luck on St. … Continue reading The Manifestation of Christ to the World
By Patricia Anders, Editorial Director, Hendrickson Publishers As we kick off the yearlong commemoration of the five hundredth anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, it’s good to pause and revisit those church- and world-shaking events that continued long after Luther nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to that famous door (so the story goes) on October 31, 1517. … Continue reading Five Hundred Years Later, Does the Reformation Still Matter?