And the answer is…

Posted: December 31, 2011 by J in General

YES Al Green, you have it. The answer to our Who Am I is Karl Barth, Evangelical Theology, chapter on Solitude. Well done.

How does it feel to be the ONLY one who knew that, Al??

Speaking of the only one, those of you following this blog will have realised by now that I’ve only read one book this year! A bit embarrassing…

Thanks everyone who had a go. You’re the best. Well, at least the second best…

Here’s the quote again:

[Whoever takes up the gospel] must be prepared, precisely because of what he thinks and says in the practical sphere, to displease the masses… In such a situation a [Christian] person may easily become bitter, skeptical, perhaps even bellicose and mean. He may become inclined, as an accuser, to turn permanently against his fellow men on account of their lifelong folly and wickedness. Precisely this, of course, may not be permitted to happen. If the ethics of evangelical theology does not wish to convict itself of falsehood, it must be represented, for all its definiteness, only by the greatest serenity and peaceableness.

 

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