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 (bärt, bärth), Karl 1886-1968.
Swiss Protestant theologian who advocated a return to the principles of the Reformation and the teachings of the Bible. His published works include Church Dogmatics (1932-1968).

Barth′i·an adj.


(ˈbɑːtɪən; -θɪən)
(Literary & Literary Critical Movements) of or relating to Karl Barth, or his ideas
(Literary & Literary Critical Movements) a person who supports or believes in the ideas of Karl Barth
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Knight, un estudioso de Frei, se muestra el considerable influjo que el pensamiento teologico del suizo tuvo sobre el profesor de Yale (Knight, The Barthian Heritage of Hans W Frei).
The standard Barthian narrative has it that modern theology, hatched by Schleiermacher in his 1799 Speeches, was not equipped to protect Christian theology from the dangers of modernity.
This is, essentially, what Nunez Noriega's research is all about: the Derridian spur, the Barthian punctum that disrupts the surface of sociosexual conventionality.
In the new ecumenical reflections on catholicity I discern a Barthian input even though this is unacknowledged and indirect.
Missio Dei at Willingen had a strong Barthian implication of mission as the work of the Triune God--indeed, a veritable missionary God.
Keller's relationship with Barth was always stimulating but critical; Keller sought a middle way between what he saw as Barthian quietism on one side and radical activism on the other.
The image of the jumping man, therefore, is no source of knowledge and understanding, but a discomforting proof of a terror that remains outside the child-protagonist's conceptual frame--as Oskar comments, "The closer you look, the less you see" (Foer 2006: 293)--in its mere material contiguity to the event, a Barthian indexical statement of the "ca, c'est ca, c'est tel" (Barthes 1980: 16) stemming from the photograph's status as imprint of the image itself on paper.
At the same time, many theologically astute leaders, who reject biblical literalism, believe that the ELCA's three-fold constitutional description of the Word of God (the person of Jesus Christ, the proclamation of Christ, and the Bible) reflects a Barthian, neo-orthodox theology instead of a faithful articulation of a Lutheran understanding of the Word of God.
He's not necessarily inserting a Barthian punctum in his portraits of German people, yet his work was such a threat to Hitler that it caused his books to be banned and his printing plates to be destroyed.
Scratching the Barthian Itch: A Theological Reading of John Updike's Roger's Version.
Therefore, the Villa on stage is created from previous citations, texts in the Barthian sense of the word, as remembered, evoked, and performed both physically and psychically by the playwright, the director, the actors, and the audience.
How does this approach relate to the Barthian account of the relationship between covenant and creation?