Saturday, December 16, 2006

Church's responsibility for proclamation

"...the Church cannot have two Lords. In America, for instance, is the Church free to preach the Lord, or must it also preach the 'American way of life?' There can be only one standard for the Church. Better silence than to preach strange gods! A 'Baal' Church is a greater offence to God than no Church at all. The church that has no prophetic function is no Church."
Karl Barth's Table Talk, pp. 24-25

3 comments:

Jim said...

Brilliant.

joey said...

Indeed!

Steve Hayes said...

Now that should have been linked to the synchronised blog on syncretism.