17 September 2012

New Lutheran Quote of the Day

In other words, apostolic appearances apart from apostolic doctrine are a hollow mummery. They differ from true apostolicity as the fossil of a fish differs from a fish. But the apostolic doctrine, that is, the Gospel, is full of healing and regenerating powers for the church of all times and places, and also creates fitting external vessels for itself.—Prof. Kurt Marquart, The Church, p. 30

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