Karl Barth Rank
About Karl Barth
Karl Barth was a 19th-century renowned theologian and professor from Switzerland. He is widely recognized for his work “The Epistle to the Romans” in 1921. He was very influential and as a result, in 1962, Time magazine featured him on its cover page.
He was a Protestant pastor for 10 years (1911 to 1921). He also became a theologian professor in 1921. In 1935, Barth was expatriated to Switzerland from Germany after his failure to endorse Hitler’s Oath of Loyalty. His works include “The Word of God and The Word of Man” in 1928, “The Church and the War” in 1944, and “Prayer according to the Catechisms of the Reformation” in 1952.
He studied at the University of Bern, University of Berlin, and the University of Tübingen.
He was born to Anna Katharina Sartorius and Johann Friedrich Barth. He had four siblings named Peter Barth, Heinrich Barth, Gertrude Barth, and Katharina Barth.
In 1913, he got married to Nelly Hoffman. He gave birth to five children namely, Christoph Barth, Markus Barth, Matthias Barth, Franziska Barth, and Hans Jakob Barth.
In 1967, he visited the Vatican.
In 1962, he lectured at some of the leading educational institutions in the U. S. such as the University of Chicago, the Union Theological Seminary, and Princeton Theological Seminary.
In 1950, Barth was appointed a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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F.A.Q. about Karl Barth
When is his birthday?
Karl Barth's birthday is on May 10, 1886.
In how many days is his birthday?
Karl's birthday is in 164 days
How old was Karl when he died?
He was 82 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 10, 1968.
How old would he be today?
Karl Barth would be 137 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Karl from?
He was born in Basel.