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Barth has written a commentary of profound depth and in my first reading of it I just managed to get my feet wet in it.
This book is the most important gut-check for 19th and 20th century theology's attempt to base theology on rational foundations.
204-205) He states, "men cling to religion with a bourgeois tenacity... But religion must die. In God we are rid of it."
Perhaps you can say that since Barth is the theologian of the last century, then this , besides his church dogmatics, is the book of the century also. Read morePublished 3 months ago by alan
novice Barth student - this is an excellent book - really pleased to get a hardback copy as it will be used "much".Published 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
Karl Barth's Romans commentary was an important book that helped reverse the tide of liberal Protestantism in the 20th century. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Donner C. S. Tan
Having read ever thing this giant of a man wrote was the most enlightening experience of my 40+ yrs. Of christian life, study and research. Read morePublished 7 months ago by cathy cornett
The book was new without writing and is in excellent condition. I have sense bought 2 more copies for friends.Published 14 months ago by M. Daniel
My boyfriend used this book as one of his many study guides to preach Romans to the congregation. Barth is a great Christian writer and his works are a great resource to use.Published 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
If Paul had lived in the XXth Century, wouldn't wrote something too much different from Barth. This is not a literal interpretation, but an existential and dialectical one. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Born to Lose
The copy of this book I received had a number of pages printed off-center and upside down, making a substantial portion of the book unreadable. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Michael Dignan