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10 December 1968 Passing of Karl Barth, theological revisioner of the Church-Israel relationship #otdimjh

Karl Barth (May 10, 1886 – December 10, 1968) Karl Barth, an outstanding theologian of the 20th century, friend of the Jewish people, and explorer of the relationship between the Church and Israel in the Messiah, died on this day … Continue reading

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25 October 1933 Karl Barth challenges the German church “What does the church have to say about what is happening in the concentration camps? Or about the treatment of the Jews?” #otdimjh

Karl Barth, the greatest theologian since Thomas Aquinas, and the formative voice for Christian understanding of Jews and Judaism today, refused to take the oath of allegiance to Hitler, was forced to leave his teaching post in Germany, and flee … Continue reading

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4 October 1942 French Reformed Church Breaks with Vichy Regime #otdimjh

At the defeat in 1940, the Protestants’ attitude was similar to that of most of the French : to trust Field Marshal Pétain. The break with the Vichy regime came as early as October 1940, triggered by the persecution of the … Continue reading

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5 September 1967 Karl Barth’s Letter to Marquardt on Israel #otdimjh

Not only am I full of admiration for the work that has been put in to develop the resources on this site, but I am also deeply grateful for the way this key text from Karl Barth has been made … Continue reading

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31 May 1934 Barmen declaration calls German Church to Resist Hitler #otdimjh

The Barmen Declaration or The Theological Declaration of Barmen 1934 (Die Barmer Theologische Erklärung) was a document adopted by Christians in Nazi Germany who opposed the Deutsche Christen (German Christian) movement. In the view of the delegates to the Synod … Continue reading

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10th May 2003 European Lutheran Commission on the Church and the Jewish People makes key recommendations #otdimjh

I am resisting the temptation to blog about today being the birthday of Karl Barth, but I think he would be in agreement with much of the statements below from theEuropean Lutheran Commission on the Church and the Jewish People … Continue reading

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23 April 1929 Birth of George Steiner, polymath, polyglot, and theologian manqué #otdimjh

Francis George Steiner, FBA (born April 23, 1929), is a French-born American literary critic, essayist, philosopher, novelist, and educator. He has written extensively about the relationship between language, literature and society, and the impact of the Holocaust. An article in … Continue reading

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9 April 1945 Execution of Dietrich Bonhoeffer for his resistance to Hitler and protection of Jews #otdimjh

Who stands firm? Only the one for whom the final standard is not his reason, his principles, his conscience, his freedom, his virtue, but who is ready to sacrifice all these, when in faith and sole allegiance to God he … Continue reading

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#otdimjh 10 December 1968 death of Karl Barth, theologian of Messiah, Church and Israel

Karl Barth (May 10, 1886 – December 10, 1968) Karl Barth, an outstanding theologian of the 20th century, friend of the Jewish people, and explorer of the relationship between the Church and Israel in the Messiah, died on this day … Continue reading

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#otdimjh 2 December 1860 Death of Ferdinand Christian Baur, pioneering student of “Jewish Christianity”

December 2 Death of Ferdinand Christian Baur, pioneering student of “Jewish Christianity” “It was Baur who gave lucid expression to the central questions in the study of Jewish Christianity” (Oscar Skarsaune) Ferdinand Christian Baur laid the foundations, and much of … Continue reading

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