17 August 2009

Carnell: Love

E. J. Carnell was one of the early leaders (and one-time president) of Fuller Seminary. One emphasis to which he returns often in his 1959 book The Case for Orthodox Theology is the primacy of love in Christian living. At one point he says--

Everything decent traces to love, everything indecent to a lack of love. The gas chambers of Dachau are only a more frightful exhibition of man's refusal to love God with all his heart and his neighbor as himself. (p. 89)

1 comment:

Ray Ortlund said...

He was a great and gentle Christian.

Thanks.