Karl Barth and the Theological Declaration of Barm

Barth shaped the “Theological Declaration of Barmen” (1934) to a considerable extent. Nevertheless, the story that he practically drafted it alone while the other two members of the working group, the Lutherans Hans Asmussen and Thomas Breit, took afternoon naps, belongs to the realm of myth.

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  • © Audio and image (original draft of the Theological Declaration of Barmen): Karl-Barth-Archiv Basel

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