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A kick in the face from a dead guy

February 25, 2009

“The Bible is very easy to understand. But we Christians are a bunch of scheming swindlers. We pretend to be unable to understand it because we know very well that the minute we understand, we are obliged to act accordingly.”

– Soren Kierkegaard

5 Comments leave one →
  1. Jacob Zarris permalink
    February 26, 2009 3:35 pm

    Lex, Soren right now is my favorite author. His work provocations is one of the most challenging books outside of the Bible that I have ever read.

    • Lex permalink
      February 26, 2009 3:52 pm

      I’ll have to check that out. I’ve heard a lot about him (mostly from listening to Brian Zahnd), but have never really read any of his work. Thanks for the recommendation!

  2. Jacob Zarris permalink
    February 26, 2009 4:51 pm

    If you want to barrow it I can bring it to church.

  3. seekingrecklessabandon permalink
    February 26, 2009 7:13 pm

    Wow…that is good truth.

  4. February 27, 2009 1:58 pm

    great quote.

    crazy how the simplest parts of the bible are those we “struggle” with.

    “love my neighbor, what? how? i don’t understand. why me, god?”

    yep… we’re pretty ridiculous people. :)

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