Thursday, March 10, 2011

"A New Sign"

John Barth:
"[The Church] exists . . . to set up in the world a new sign which is radically dissimilar to [the world's] own manner and which contradicts it in a way which is full of promise." (Church Dogmatics 4.3.2)
Quoted in Hauerwas and Willimon's Resident Aliens, p.83

1 comment:

nance marie said...

ripe with promise :-)
ready to burst with promise!