The Korean Society of Karl Barth was founded on August 10, 1991. Its first conference was held on October 27, 1991, at Yeon Dong Presbyterian Church in Seoul. Most of the society’s members are theologians who wrote a doctoral thesis about Karl Barth or who have strong interest in his theology.
The society supports the translations of Barth’s work into Korean and organizes regular events and lectures. It also holds an annual meeting.
Read Letter No.13 from the Karl Barth Archive (in German) to learn more about the history of reception of Karl Barth’s theology in Korea.