Author Archives: Brandy Daniels

Day 19: § 5.4

Yeah, so it has been awhile. That’s what happens when the semester starts. I’m trying to keep at it though… how are others doing? Anyways, I just finished § 5 today (I’m a bit behind). I’ve reflected on parts of … Continue reading

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Day Eleven: Scaling it Back (Me, not Barth)

So I knew that my current blogging schedule was going to be largely unsustainable. Well, I didn’t know right away, but I figured it out pretty quick. I was just so excited at the beginning, and had a lot to … Continue reading

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Day Ten: The Word, Speech, & Act of God

Today’s readings, which, I admit, I didn’t give the full attention or focus they deserved, seemed to have a lot to say about the understanding of the Word of God, as it is mediated through the ways in which it … Continue reading

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Day Nine: The Problems with (Starting with) Theological Anthropology

Today’s reading included a short, small-print laden, section on the Unity of the Word of God, where Barth basically just talks about how it is important to understand the word of God as revealed, written, and proclaimed as unified with … Continue reading

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Day Eight: The Word of God Revealed

I’ve been a bit slowgoing with today’s readings. For the first time in the last eight days, I didn’t do my Barth reading the night before (I was way too incensed over this to sit down with Church Dogmatics), and … Continue reading

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Is this Day Seven or Day Eight?

Today’s reading moves from the Word of God preached to the Word of God written. Barth stresses both the importance of Church proclamation through preaching, and the Holy Scriptures that serve as the text from which one preaches. Barth understands … Continue reading

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Sunday Thoughts

On this first day off from Barth reading, I thought I would offer a few thoughts now that I made it a full week. I’m really glad I’m doing this. It’s really helpful to have both the encouragement to do … Continue reading

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Day Six

Today, I think, is another taking it easy kind of day, partly because it is Saturday and my dog is somehow simultaneously giving me the puppy dog eyes and the evil eye, cause we should be well on our way … Continue reading

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Day Five: Preaching and Church Proclamation

So, I really am going to take it easy today… in large part because today’s reading is really more of the same, and I don’t have much left to say about it. Basically, Barth continues to etch out the importance … Continue reading

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Day Four: The Church and Talk about God

I wrote a lot yesterday, so I am going to take it a bit easy today… I’m also still processing what Halden said in the comments section of my post on day two on the question of revelation. I was … Continue reading

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