Thursday, May 31, 2012

ABC Wednesday: T is for...

"Of all disciples theology is the fairest, the one that moves the head and heart most fully, the one that comes closest to human reality, the one that gives the clearest perspective on the truth which every disciple seeks. It is a landscape like those of Umbria and Tuscany with views which are distant and yet clear, a work of art which is as well planned and as bizarre as the cathedrals of Cologne or Milan…But of all disciplines theology is also the most difficult and the most dangerous, the one in which a man is most likely to end in despair, or–and this is almost worse–in arrogance. Theology can float off into thin air or turn to stone, and worst of all it can become a caricature of itself.”
(Karl Barth: His Life from Letters and Autobiographical Texts by Eberhard Busch)

I love theology!! I got an A- in my Theological Foundations course this past year!! I'm such a geek!! Here are some of the theology books I have in my possession...some were texts for courses, others just for "light" reading! haha

This last one is one of the texts for an upcoming summer course called Liberation and Post-colonial Theology. Looking forward to it, have heard good things about the sessional professor!

Take a tour of more T entries on the ABCW website!!

1 comment:

Roger Owen Green said...

I admire the breadth of your theological studies! TOO many cast a narrow net on God.

ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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