Barth was right about apologetics as theological enterprise when he described it thusly:
The sacrificium intellectus as the last despairing, audacious act of self-confidence, in which man thinks he can decide upon his very knowledge of God, has always turned out to be a bit of conjuring, about which no one can be happy in the long run.
If your sermon title isn’t ‘thus saith the Lord’ you’re doing it wrong.
After an endless week of hype following several social media teasers, legendary Christian music trio DC Talk announced Wednesday that their “Jesus Freak Cruise” will set sail in 2017 upon the tears of their many fans who thought the announcement would be a new full-length album.
“The guys are doing a ‘nu thang’ with this voyage,” stated Kate Forsett, the group’s public relations manager. “I know some of you thought the build-up was a prelude to some all-new songs or musical effort, but trust me, your crying is not in vain—the massive ship hosting the Jesus Freak Cruise will float upon the surging ocean of your tears.”
And more well deserved mockings.
“Let us consider to what danger the republic has been exposed of late, through the unworthiness of the governing citizens; and let us remember the insignificance of the state, that our souls may be preserved from pride.” — John Calvin