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Karl Barth

Karl BarthBorn: 10-May-1886
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: 9-Dec-1968
Location of death: Basel, Switzerland
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: Switzerland
Executive summary: Church Dogmatics

Father: Fritz Barth (theologian)
Mother: Anna Sartorius
Wife: Nelly Hoffman (violinist, m. 1913, one daughter, four sons)
Mistress: Charlotte von Kirschbaum (cohabited with Barth and his wife until 1966, d. 1975)

    University: University of Bern
    University: University of Berlin
    University: University of Tübingen
    University: University of Marburg
    Professor: University of Göttingen (1921-25)
    Professor: University of Münster (1925-30)
    Professor: University of Bonn (1930-)

    Sonning Prize 1963
    Ordained Reformed Church, Switzerland (1909)

Author of books:
Der Römerbrief (1919, The Epistle to the Romans)
Die Lehre vom Worte Gottes: Prolegomena zur christlichen Dogmatik (1927)
Fides quaerens intellectum (1931, Faith in Search of Understanding)
Die Theologie und die Kirche (1928, Theology and Church)
Kirchliche Dogmatik (1932–67, Church Dogmatics, 12 parts)
Offenbarung, Kirche, Theologie (1934, God in Action)
Nein! Antwort an Emil Brunner (1934)
Dogmatik im Grundriss (1947, Dogmatics in Outline)
Den Gefangenen Befreiung: Predigten aus den Jahren 1954–59 (1959)

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