Do you want to believe in the living Christ?" says Barth. "We may believe in him only if we believe in his corporeal resurrection. This is the content of the New Testament. We are always free to reject it, but not to modify it, nor to pretend that the New Testament tells something else. We may accept or refuse the message, but we may not change it."You can read the rest of the 1962 Time Magazine tribute to him here.
Sunday, September 2, 2007
Believing in the living Christ
As noted so gratefully by Confessing Evangelical, hear these wise words from the late, great Karl Barth: