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Barth(bärth), John Simmons Born 1930.
American writer whose novels, including The Sot-Weed Factor (1960, revised 1967), often examine the relationship between language and reality.
Barth(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).
1. (Biography) Heinrich. 1821–65, German explorer: author of Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa (1857–58)
2. (Biography) John (Simmons). born 1930, US novelist; his novels include The Sot-Weed Factor (1960), Giles Goat-Boy (1966), and Once Upon a Time (1994)
3. (Biography) Karl. 1886–1968, Swiss Protestant theologian. He stressed man's dependence on divine grace in such works as Commentary on Romans (1919)
Karl, 1886–1968, Swiss theologian.
Barth′i•an, adj., n.