Reading Notes: Homiletics by Karl Barth

Reading Notes: Homiletics by Karl Barth
I’ve just finished Homiletics, a book that is comprised of student notes taken on Karl Barth’s lectures on preaching at Bonn in 1932-33. Barth is famously quoted as saying – somewhat apocryphally – “a pastor should preach with a Bible in one hand and a newspaper in the other.” If Barth did say that, he had moderated that ...