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“Marriage cannot and will not be carried through as a purely private undertaking. Even the smallest cottage of the happiest of lovers cannot be habitable inside unless it has at least a door and a few windows opening outwards. At some point it finds itself implicated in affinities and friendships as part of the Christian and civil community”
– Karl Barth, Church Dogmatics, Volume 3, Part 4 (quoted in Jason Garoncy, “Barth on marriage (some notes from CD III/4)”, Per∙Crucem∙ad∙Lucem, 15 July 2011)

The Karl and Charlotte Collection:
“6,000,000 words could never say how much I love you”
“So Rösy must be the hidden Fourth!”
“What goes on in the oikonomia stays in the oikonomia”
“The sloth and misery of man”
“Open Door and Open Window Marriage”
“The Greatest Theologian of the Twentieth Century”