Friday 30 September 2005

The Scripture principle

“It is not a good sign for Protestants, or for the depth of their view, if they do not feel the difficulties that afflict the Scripture principle as compared to the church principle of Roman Catholics. It is not a good sign if they can present or hear the Roman Catholic doctrine without a certain homesickness for its unheard-of soberness and certainty.”

-Karl Barth, The Göttingen Dogmatics, Vol. 1 (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1991), p. 204.

1 Comment:

existentialist said...

Thanks for the quote from Barth. I have actually discovered I need to look at schism within my own Russian Orthodox church first before I can look at Barth.

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