Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The rest is commentary

When Karl Barth got the question if he could summarize his massive 13-volume super-tome “Church Dogmatics” (published 1932-67), the elderly theologian replied: “Jesus loves me, this I know, 'cause the Bible tells me so”. If Barth knows this, why on earth did spend 35 years writing the mother of all Talmudic commentaries? Sheesh.

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