The Word became flesh--and then through theologians it became words again.
Peter Abelard, one of the most famous churchmen of the 12th century, sired a son born to his teenage mistress
Heloise. After childbirth, the mother recovered in a convent near Paris. Peter
gave the infant to his sister for upbringing, insisting that such drudgery was not suited to him. Said Abelard: "Who intent upon
sacred and philosophical reflection could endure the squalling...and constant dirt of little children?"
On the Father Front, Vol. 4, No. 3, Fall, 1991.
If you become a lawyer, then I will hang you on the gallows. Because some lawyers are greedy and rob their clients blind, it
is almost impossible for lawyers to be saved. It's difficult enough for theologians.
Martin Luther to his son Martin.
If all the theologians in the world were laid end to end, they still wouldn't reach a conclusion.