Karl Barth - Quotes

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Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.

Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God. ---->>>

No one can be saved - in virtue of what he can do. Everyone can be saved - in virtue of what God can do.

No one can be saved - in virtue of what he can do. Everyone can be saved - in virtue of what God can do.

Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace. ---->>>

Men have never been good, they are not good and they never will be good. ---->>>

Man can certainly flee from God... but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God, but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate.

Man can certainly flee from God... but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God, but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate.

Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way.

Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way.

In the Church of Jesus Christ there can and should be no non-theologians. ---->>>

The best theology would need no advocates; it would prove itself. ---->>>

Religion is the possibility of the removal of every ground of confidence except confidence in God alone. ---->>>

Faith in God's revelation has nothing to do with an ideology which glorifies the status quo. ---->>>

Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it, too, then it is only as those chosen with them, as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree. ---->>>

It may be that when the angels go about their task praising God, they play only Bach. I am sure, however, that when they are together en famille they play Mozart. ---->>>

It is always the case that when the Christian looks back, he is looking at the forgiveness of sins. ---->>>

Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life. ---->>>

Faith is never identical with piety. ---->>>

Whether the angels play only Bach praising God, I am not quite sure. I am sure, however, that en famille they play Mozart. ---->>>

What God chooses for us children of men is always the best. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Swiss
Born: May 10, 1886
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Die: 12-10, 1968
Occupation: Theologian
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Karl Barth (; German: [baʀt]; (1886-05-10)May 10, 1886 – December 10, 1968(1968-12-10)) was a Swiss Reformed theologian who is often regarded as the greatest Protestant theologian of the twentieth century. His influence expanded well beyond the academic realm to mainstream culture, leading him to be featured on the cover of Time on April 20, 1962 (wikipedia)