Final Testimonies
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ISBN 10: 1-59244-402-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-59244-402-1
Pages: 68
Binding: Paperback
Publication Date: 10/21/2003
Street Date: 10/21/2003
Division: Wipf and Stock
Category: Theology
Final Testimonies
By Karl Barth
Edited by Eberhard Busch

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Book Description
The five brief pieces collected here represent the final words prepared by Karl Barth for publication, all of them originating during the period from his serious illness in August of 1968 to his death in December of that same year. The final selection is a fragment left unfinished the night he died.

"The last word that I have to say as a theologian or politician is not a concept like grace but a name: Jesus Christ. He is grace and he is the ultimate one beyond world and church and even theology. We cannot lay hold of him. But we have to do with him.... There is no salvation but in this name. In him is grace."

Karl Barth, 'Final Testimonies'
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