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Karl Barth: "Prayer is the beginning.."

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Karl Barth


"To clasp the hands in prayer is the beginning of an uprising against the disorder of the world."


Karl Barth (1886-1968) was a Swiss Reformed theologian whom critics hold to be among the most important Christian thinkers of the 20th century. He had to leave Germany in 1935 after he refused to swear allegiance to Adolf Hitler.