Reflection 11: For Barth, both election and joy belong fundamentally to the doctrine of God

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Reflection 11: For Barth, both election and joy belong fundamentally to the doctrine of God

Reflection 11: For Barth, both election and joy belong fundamentally to the doctrine of God

Reflection 11: For Barth, both election and joy belong fundamentally to the doctrine of God

“[It is in the] context of calling that Barth notes that God gives his Holy Spirit “in order that His own relationship to His Father may be repeated in us”. Thus we may be “all the more joyfully prepared to live our spiritual life humbly but courageously . . . in prayer, in thankfulness and worship and intercession”.”

Read more at Simon Hattrell’s blog post “John Capper: For Barth, both election and joy belong fundamentally to the doctrine of God” HERE

 

(Revd Dr) John Mark Capper, Academic Dean and Senior Lecturer in Theology

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