Tuesday, August 18, 2009

God is love

Contra the mushy, somewhat insubstantial ideas of what this means that are floating around today, thus Karl Barth:

"...the love of God is, in fact, the communion of the Father with the Son, and therefore with the elected man Jesus and therefore with his people, and not in any sense a general divine love for man."

(CD II/2, p297)


  1. Anonymous7:00 am

    So glad to hear something, as you say, far more substantial.

  2. Anonymous2:14 pm

    Good find on that quote! Substantial and also succinct.