Jeopardize your Theology not God's Activity
I’m sitting here writing a paper on Barth’s doctrines of election and reconciliation, drinking coffee, and listening to OtR/Linford’s piano music. It’s a good time for sharing one of my favorite quotes from the Church Dogmatics. “It is in full unity with Himself that [God] is also — and especially and above all — in Christ, that He becomes a creature, man,...
Church-as-polis OR Church-as-mission
“[In thinking of the church as polis] there is the danger of intensifying the Christian community’s concern for its own interior identity overagainst [sic] the world. This danger is especially present where the theme of the church as a counter-model to the larger society is emphasized. For in order to remain structurally ‘counter’ to the world, yet still...
Announcing the 2011 Barth Conference!
THOMAS AQUINAS AND KARL BARTH: AN UNOFFICIAL PROTESTANT-CATHOLIC DIALOGUE Be sure to check out the 2011 Karl Barth Conference this summer, June 19-22, at Princeton Theological Seminary. The conference is co-sponsored by the Center for Barth Studies at PTS and the Thomistic Institute of the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at...