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Robin Parry is the husband of but one wife (Carol) and the father of the two most beautiful girls in the universe (Hannah and Jessica). He also has a lovely cat called Monty (who has only three legs). Living in the city of Worcester, UK, he works as an Editor for Wipf and Stock — a US-based theological publisher. Robin was a Sixth Form College teacher for 11 years and has worked in publishing since 2001 (2001–2010 for Paternoster and 2010– for W&S).

Friday, 7 May 2010

Karl Barth on Human Dignity

"[T]he honor which every man has as such is from God and therefore constant. Man can be godless. But God—and this is the decisive point—does not become 'man-less.' He is always the Creator and Lord of man. And because he is not 'man-less,' the godless of man can be only a human notion, however frightful in itself and serious in its consequences. There is no ontological godlessness. Even the most rabid atheist cannot achieve this either theoretically or practically" (CD III/4: 652).


Anonymous said...

Deep -- very deep.

Anonymous said...

This is from his third CD (CD III)

Is there anything nice on his first two CDs?

Robin Parry said...

Ha! Good one A!