§3-7, The Word of God as the Criterion for Dogmatics
“It is better to read Barth than to read what is written about Barth.” – George Hunsinger
- Joseph Mangina, Karl Barth: Theologian of Christian Witness (2004), pp. 29-36.
- Geoffrey Bromiley, Introduction to the Theology of Karl Barth (1979), pp. 3-12 (ch. 1).
- Evangelical Theology (1963), “Commentary” (pp. 3-12); and “The Place of Theology” (pp. 15-59). A later perspective which overlaps considerably with CD §1-7. .
- “The Strange New World Within the Bible,” in The Word of God and the Word of Man, trans. Douglas Horton (1978), pp. 28-50; see Short Works.
- Chris Kettler, The Three-Fold Word of God, You’re Included video conversation, Grace Communion International (32 mins).
- John Godsey, Karl Barth’s Table Talk (n.d.), pp. 4-5. A quick yet perceptive orientation to the opening paragraphs of the CD.
- Thomas F. Torrance, “Theologian of the Word,” in Karl Barth: Biblical and Evangelical Theologian (1990), ch. 3, pp. 83-120.
- Trevor Hart, “The Word, the Words, and the Witness: Proclamation as Divine and Human Reality,” in Regarding Karl Barth: Toward a Reading of His Theology (Wipf and Stock, 1999), pp. 28-47.
- Trevor Hart, “Reveleation,” in John Webster, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth (Cambridge University Press, 2000), pp. 37-56.
- Christina A. Baxter, “The Nature and Place of Scripture in the Church Dogmatics,” in John Thompson, ed., Theology Beyond Christendom: Essays on the Centenary of the Birth of Karl Barth, May 10, 1886 (Pickwick Publications, 1986), pp. 33-62.
- Francis Watson, “The Bible,” in John Webster, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth (Cambridge University Press, 2000), pp. 57-71.
- George Hunsinger, How to Read Karl Barth (Oxford University Press, 1971), ch. 4: “Truth as Mediated: Revelation,” pp. 76-102.
- George Hunsinger, ed., Thy Word is Truth: Barth on Scripture (Eerdmans, 2012). Contents:
- George Hunsinger, “Introduction”
- Robert McAfee Brown, “Scripture and Tradition in the Theology of Karl Barth”
- Katherine Sonderegger, “The Doctrine of Inspiration and the Reliability of Scripture”
- George Hunsinger, “Postcritical Scriptural Interpretation: Rudolf Smend on Karl Barth”
- Hans W. Frei, “Scripture as Realistic Narrative: Karl Barth as Critic of Historical Criticism”
- Kathryn Greene-McCreight, “A Type of the One to Come: Leviticus 14 and 16 in Barth’s Church Dogmatics
- A. Katherine Grieb, “Living Righteousness: Karl Barth and the Sermon on the Mount
- George Hunsinger, “The Same Only Different: Karl Barth’s Interpretation of Hebrews 13:8″
- John Webster, “Barth’s Lectures on the Gospel of John”
- Paul D. Molnar, “Thy Word is Truth: The Role of Faith in Reading Scripture Theologically with Karl Barth”
- Paul Dafydd Jones, “The Heart of the Matter: Karl Barth’s Christological Exegesis”
- Examples of Barth on Scripture [excerpts from the Church Dogmatics]
- On 1 Samuel 25: David and Abigail (IV.2, pp. 424-432)
- On the Gospel of John: The Prophetic Work of Christ (IV.3, pp. 231-137)
- On the Barmen Declaration: How Scripture Continually Saves the Church (II.1, pp. 172-178)