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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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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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#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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