Tuesday, March 20, 2007

One Great Quote

I'm reading through Karl Barth's Church Dogmatics IV.3.2 for my independant study and I came across this awesome sentence in section 72 "The Holy Spirit and the Sending of the Christian Community":

In the one community participant in that promise and existing under the order established by it, there will always be Christians who are temporarily, provisionally and transitorily more advanced and those who are temporarily, provisionally and transitorily more retarded in respect of their knowledge of the world, their solidarity with it and their responsibility for it.

I'm not sure there is anything I could add to this...

[Thanks to Bunganut Lake for the picture.]

2 comments:

Mr. Higs said...

Sometimes I think I am advanced and sometimes I think I am retarded. Often I can't tell which. :P

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