Thursday, October 21, 2004
A couple of good quotes found in Iain Campbell's The Doctrine of Sin:
"[Theology is] not a response to the human situation or to human questions; it is a response to the Word of God, which demands a response because of its intrinsic nature"
-- Alister McGrath, Christian Theology: An Introduction
"[The] man who refuses to listen and to obey the Word acts not as a free man but as a slave, for there is no freedom except through God's Word . . . Theology responds to the Word which God has spoken, still speaks, and will speak again in the history of Jesus Christ which fulfills the history of Israel."
-- Karl Barth, Evangelical Theology: An Introduction