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Barth(bärth), John Simmons Born 1930.
American writer whose novels, including The Sot-Weed Factor (1960, revised 1967), often examine the relationship between language and reality.
Barth(bärt, bärth), Karl 1886-1968.
Swiss Protestant theologian who advocated a return to the principles of the Reformation and the teachings of the Bible. His published works include Church Dogmatics (1932-1968).
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1. (Biography) Heinrich. 1821–65, German explorer: author of Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa (1857–58)
2. (Biography) John (Simmons). born 1930, US novelist; his novels include The Sot-Weed Factor (1960), Giles Goat-Boy (1966), and Once Upon a Time (1994)
3. (Biography) Karl. 1886–1968, Swiss Protestant theologian. He stressed man's dependence on divine grace in such works as Commentary on Romans (1919)
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Karl, 1886–1968, Swiss theologian.
Barth′i•an, adj., n.
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