After having to take the last week off I am now back to comment on Bath’s last section that attempts to answer the question, “Is God knowable?” So far, his answer has been yes but no. No, that is, to … Continue reading
In this week’s section I finally get back to understanding Barth…uh, I think. What I have figured out so far is that Barth founds almost every theological thought on the understanding that God is so, so, so ‘other-than.’ He then, … Continue reading
I know. That is the dumbest question one could ever ask! Of course God does not have a body! Haven’t you ever read John 4:24 that says, “God is Spirit?” If God is (a) spirit then how does he have … Continue reading
This has been the most satisfying week for me as I am reading through Barth ― at least 50% of his material was understandable. (Please hold the applause I am trying to be humble here.) No, really, this week was … Continue reading
Well, I am finally able to get back to posting on Barth. The important things in my life (read Baby Girl, seminary and my job) had much to demand of me lately. This week’s section had me going yes, yes … Continue reading
Why does this not happen more?
In a previous post I discussed (one of) the hermeneutical problems that the Gospel of Matthew presents for Christians: Christians must keep the Torah. This, of course, causes problems because the Apostle Paul says precisely the opposite, “You who want … Continue reading