bits of barth

Barth CD I/2 8:50 am

"we distinguish the Bible as such from revelation. A witness is not absolutely identical with that to which it witnesses"


8:53 am

"there is no point in ignoring the writtenness of Holy Writ for the sake of its holiness, its humanity for the sake of its divinity"


9:02 am

"There is a notion that complete impartiality is the most fitting disposition for true exegesis... [this notion is] merely comical"