This collection of short passages from the writings of Karl Barth (1886-1968) reflects on the life of Christian faith. Eberhard Busch, Barth’s last assistant, has expertly conveyed the kernel of Barth’s faith with these brief excerpts. He writes: “Insights for looking within oneself or for looking beyond. Insights for taking a deep breath, for reflecting, for being amazed, for smiling, for questioning. Insights for looking upward and for stepping forward, for gathering courage, and for being content. . . . Karl Barth invites and stimulates such insights.”
These one-page selections capture the vibrancy of Barth’s faith, communicating his sense of wonder and excitement. Each piece is related to a verse of Scripture making this an ideal book for daily devotional reading and a variety of other occasions.