Rudolf Bultmann Quotes (3 quotes)
“Christian life is not realized in developing the personality or in shaping human community and somehow changing the world but in turning away from the world and becoming free of it.”
New Testament and Mythology and Other Basic Writings (1984), p. 13
“Freedom from the world is, in principle, not asceticism, but rather a distance from the world for which all participation in things worldly takes place in the attitude of as if not.”
New Testament and Mythology and Other Basic Writings (1984), p. 18
“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.”
As quoted in: Vanity Fair, Volume 54 (1991), p. 136
“I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.”
―George W. Bush
To a person in the crowd who yelled "I can't hear you." - at World Trade Center site, New York, N.Y., 14 Sept. 2001
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Bio: Rudolf Karl Bultmann was a German Lutheran theologian and New Testament scholar who was one of the major figures of 20th century biblical studies and a prominent voice in liberal Christianity. Bultmann was for three decades professor of New Testament Studies at the University of Marburg.