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More Reflections On Barth

Working my way through this little book, having already read so much Barth, and knowing how he does theology, it’s interesting to see a still-struggling theologian looking for a way to be faithful while also be critical while also be constructive.

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Karl Barth, Anselm: Fides Quaerens Intellectum

Before he begins looking at Anselm’s proof for the existence of God, Barth is at pains to make clear that Anselm is not, as far too many would insist, attempting to prove God’s existence outside the revelation of God.   547 more words

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Karl Barth, Some Very Good Quotes

Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.

To clasp the hands in prayer is the beginning of an uprising against the disorder of the world. 455 more words

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A Baptismal Epiphany (or, Why Pedo-baptism is Really the Purest Form of Credo-baptism)

If you’ve been around my blog for any length of time, you know I’ve struggled long and hard with the meaning of baptism.  I grew up in a staunchly  975 more words


Karl Barth, Anselm: Fides Quaerens Intellectum; Anselm's Proof Of The Existence Of God In The Context Of His Theological Scheme

Very early in Volume II, Part 1 of Barth’s Doctrine of God, he makes it clear that much of what he has to say about the possibility of the knowledge of God – and therefore the possibility as the science of the church as the explication of the declared faith of the church – is rooted in a small book he wrote on the so-called “ontological proof” for God of St. 680 more words

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Wednesday State of the Blog(ger)

And it’s time for another throwaway post, droogs!

**The Magic Murder Bag**

  • A Scandalous Providence by E. Frank Tupper
  • The Cost of Disicpleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer…
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Faith Without Apologetics

The defense of the faith (apologetics) along evidentiary or rational lines is not entirely without merit. It can serve a certain negative role, as in the way historical Jesus research can rule-out patently false postulates. 625 more words

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