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Уильям Баркли

Дата рождения: 5. Декабрь 1907
Дата смерти: 24. Январь 1978

Уи́льям Ба́ркли — шотландский богослов.

Профессор Университета Глазго в течение 28 лет, преподаватель кафедры изучения Нового Завета. Преподавал Новый Завет и древнегреческий язык.

Принимал участие в деятельности библейских обществ, таких как Society for New Testament Studies, National Bible Society of Scotland. В 1943—1947 годах был редактором журнала Sunday School Teachers.

Автор популярного комментария к Евангелию, написанного в 1952—1958 годах.


„В жизни каждого человека есть два самых важных дня: первый — это когда он родился, а второй — когда понял — зачем.“

„Jesus promised his disciples three things—that they would be completely fearless, absurdly happy, and in constant trouble.“ The Gospel of Luke


„There are two great days in a person's life - the day we are born and the day we discover why.“

„Prayer will never do our work for us; what it will do is to strengthen us for work which must be done.“

„But in one thing I would go beyond strict orthodoxy - I am a convinced universalist. I believe that in the end all men will be gathered into the love of God.“

„The glory of God is not that of a despotic tyrant, but the splendour of love before which we fall not in abject terror but lost in wonder, love and praise.“ The Gospel of John, Volume One: 1

„For Paul, the centre of the Christian faith was that we can never earn or deserve the favour of God, nor do we need to. The whole matter is one of grace, and all that we can do is to accept in wondering love and gratitude and trust what God has done for us.“ The Letter to the Romans

„Even if we are separated from people, and even if there is no other gift which we can give to them, we can surround them with the strength and the defence of our prayers.“ The Letter to the Romans


„The people who get the best out of others are those who insist on seeing them at their best.“ The Letter to the Romans

„Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10“

„Loyalty to Christ may produce a cross on earth, but it brings a crown in eternity.“ The Gospel of John, Volume One: 1

„His voice might be stern, but in the sternness there was still the accent of yearning love; his eyes might flash fire, but the flame was the flame of love.“ The Gospel of John, Volume One: 1


„Jesus is to God as we must be to Jesus.“ The Gospel of John, Volume One: 1

„To see what God is like, we must look at Jesus. He perfectly represents God to men in a form which they can see and know and understand.“ The Letters to the Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians

„Give me a hundred men who fear nothing but God, and who hate nothing but sin, and who know nothing but Jesus Christ and him crucified, and I will shake the world.“ The Letters to the Galantians and Ephesians

„Jesus promised His disciples three things—that they would be completely fearless, absurdly happy and in constant trouble.“ The Gospel Of Luke

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