Nein! Karl Barth, Nationalist Idolatry, and the Politics of God

“In a world full of Nazis, one can be forgiven for being a Barthian.” — Peter L. Berger[1]

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Two years and five months into the Trump presidency, the erosion of liberal-democratic-republican institutions and norms in the United States has, if anything, accelerated. Witness, among other things: endless attacks on a free press and…