Karl Barth Quotes: What Is There Within The Bible It Is A

What Is There Within The Bible?"
"It Is A Dangerous Question. We Might Do Better Not To Come Too Near This Burning Bush. For We Are Sure To Betray What Is-behind Us! The Bible Gives To Every Man And Every Era Such Answers To Your Questions As They Deserve. We Shall Always Find In It As Much As We Seek And No More: High And Divine Content If It Is High And Divine Content That We Seek; Transitory And "historical" Content, If Transitory And "historical" Content That We Seek. Nothing Whatever, If It Is Nothing Whatever That We Seek. The Hungry Are Satisfied By It, And To The Satisfied It Is Surfeiting Before They Have Opened It. The Question, "What Is In The Bible?" Has A Mortifying Way Of Converting Itself Into The Opposing Question, "Well, What Are You Looking For, And Who Are You, Pray, Who Make Bold To Look?
— Karl Barth —

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