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Read pages 172-177, chapter on sacraments
As his book on Schleiermacher shows, Barth was a generous reader who took the time to understand thoroughly the canon of Protestant theology even when he disagreed with it. Calvin is an interesting case. While unmistakably a 20th-century theologian who felt no need to align himself perfectly with Calvinism, Barth was nevertheless a Reformed thinker. His first pastoral job in fact was in Geneva where he witnessed the extravagant celebrations of Calvin's 400th birthday and the dedication of the Re...
I started to read this book twice but because Barth's writing is similar to his theology I felt I was being smothered under wet blankets and couldn't even get out of the first few chapters.