H. Niebuhr

H. Niebuhr

Christendom has often achieved apparent success by ignoring the precepts of its founder.More H. Niebuhr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We must face the recognition that what the early Christians saw in Jesus Christ, and what we must accept if we look at him rather than at our imaginations about him, was not a person characterized by universal benignity, loving God and loving man. His love of God and his love of neighbor are two distinct virtues that have no common quality but only a common source. Love of God is adoration of the only true good; it is gratitude to the bestower of all gifts; it is joy in holiness; it is "consent to Being." But the love More H. Niebuhr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The power and attraction Jesus Christ exercises over men never comes from him alone, but from him as Son of the Father. It comes from him in his Sonship in a double way, as man living to God and as God living with men. Belief in him and loyalty to his cause involve men in the double movement, from world to God and from God to world. Even when theologies fail to do justice to this fact, Christians living with Christ in their cultures are aware of it. For they are forever being challenged to abandon all things for the saMore H. Niebuhr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Men are generally right in what they affirm and wrong in what they deny. What we deny is generally something that lies outside our experience, and about which we can therefore say nothing.More H. Niebuhr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The great Christian revolutions came not by the discovery of something that was not known before. They happen when someone takes radically something that was always there.More H. Niebuhr quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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