“I think good preachers should be like bad kids. They ought to be naughty enough to tiptoe up on dozing congregations, steal their bottles of religion pills…and flush them all down the drain.” (My personal favorite!)
“The Reformation was a time when men went blind, staggering drunk because they had discovered, in the dusty basement of late medievalism, a whole cellar full of fifteen-hundred-year-old, two-hundred proof Grace–bottle after bottle of pure distillate of Scripture…”
These quotes come from a recent post from an old friend of mine, Ben Kilen (Kilen’s Spot), on Robert Farrar Capon. I never heard of him before, but I love him already! A kindred iconoclast. 🙂 Sad to hear that He recently went to be with the Lord.
Read the whole article on Ben’s blog here. It’s well worth the read…
Robert Farrar Capon (1925-2013) (benkilen.wordpress.com)
- Remembering Robert Farrar Capon (christianitytoday.com)