What is the Center for Barth Studies?

The Center for Barth Studies (CBS) is a research center at Princeton Theological Seminary. Founded in 1997, CBS exists to provide leading resources on the theology and legacy of Swiss Reformed theologian Karl Barth (1886–1968). The center hosts programs and events, provides research resources and tools, and facilitates constructive theological conversation in order to educate, equip, and empower scholars, students, pastors, and citizens worldwide for engagement with the Christian theological tradition and its public significance today.

What is God Here & Now?

God Here & Now is the official newsletter and editorial blog of the Center for Barth Studies at Princeton Theological Seminary. This newsletter is a public scholarship platform that will:

  1. Keep you updated on the news, resources, events, and programs at the Barth Center.

  2. Develop a public platform where different forms of digital media (articles, podcasts, videos) will be produced and distributed to create a new theological conversation.

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Who are our editors?

Kaitlyn Dugan, Editor-in-Chief

Yanan Melo, Lead Editor

Gavin Chase, Associate Editor

Sydney Williams, Associate Editor

How do I submit a piece?

Thank you for your interest in writing for the Center for Barth Studies' blog and magazine, God Here & Now. Please provide more information via the submission form linked below along with a draft of your proposed blog post.

Submission Form

We respond to all submissions within 10 business days. All blog posts must be between 800–1,200 words (excluding poetry or creative pieces).

Questions? Email us: barth.center@ptsem.edu

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Since its founding in 1997, the Center for Barth Studies (CBS) has been an essential provider of information, resources, events, and programs related to the life and work of the Swiss Reformed theologian Karl Barth (1886–1968).