TOPIC INDEXPractical Theology (3)
  1. Take away the communal aspect, take away the communal gathering around Christ’s body and blood, and the Christian will begin to suffer a malnutrition of faith.
  2. The real power of his hymn comes from the fact that Bonhoeffer does not offer a rosy picture of life or any of the tropes so typical of cheap piety that tell us that everything is always right, that things happen for a reason, and that we should try to stay positive.
  3. Our righteousness and the righteousness of our neighbor have nothing to do with what we eat or do not eat.