“We may doubt, but it is in God we doubt. We may kick against the pricks, but they are God‘s pricks.” – Karl Barth, The Epistle to the Romans

Sperl, Johann. Leibl and Sperl on the chick hunt. 1890. Oil on canvas.
Sperl, Johann. Leibl and Sperl on the chick hunt. 1890. Oil on canvas.

“Read the Bible in one hand, and the newspaper in the other.” – Karl Barth

“Although frequently cited, the Barth Center has thus far not been able to discover an authoritative source for this quotation. Barth did occasionally make similar remarks.” -Princeton Theological Seminary

Van Gogh, Vincent. The Church at Auvers. Paris. Musée d'Orsay. 1890. Oil on canvas.
Van Gogh, Vincent. The Church at Auvers. Paris. Musée d’Orsay. 1890. Oil on canvas.”