Barth, Barth, Barth

Theology Student:
Morning.

Professor:
Morning.

Theology Student:
What have you got?

Professor:
Well, there’s Theology and Biblical Studies,
Theology Philosophy and Biblical Studies
Theology and Barth
Theology, Biblical Studies and Barth
Theology, Biblical Studies, Philosophy and Barth
Barth, Biblical Studies, Philosophy and Barth
Barth, Theology, Barth, Barth, Biblical Studies and Barth
Barth, Philosophy, Barth, Barth, Barth, Biblical Studies, Barth Exegesis and Barth
Barth, Barth, Barth, Theology and Barth
Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Greek, Barth, Barth, Barth and Barth.

(Choir: Barth! Barth! Barth! Barth! Lovely Barth! Lovely Barth!)

Or the dialectical nature of theology with an emphasis on Chalcedon with a little bit of Hegel on top and Barth.

Another Theology Student:
Have you got anything without Barth?

Professor:
Well, the Barth, Theology, Philosophy and Barth
That’s not got much Barth in it.

Another Theology Student:
I don’t want any Barth!

Theology Student:
Why can’t she have Theology, Biblical Studies, Barth and Philosophy?

Another Theology Student:
That’s got Barth in it!

Theology Student:
Hasn’t got much Barth in it as Barth, Theology, Philosophy and Barth has it?

(Choir: Barth! Barth! Barth!…)

Another Theology Student:
Could you do me Theology, Biblical Studies, Barth and Philosophy without the Barth, then?

Professor:

Iiiiiiiiiiiich!!

Another Theology Student:
What do you mean ‘Iiiiiiiiiich’? I don’t like Barth!

(Choir: Lovely Barth! Wonderful Barth!)

Professor (to choir):
Shut up!

(Choir: Lovely Barth! Wonderful Barth!)

Professor:
Shut Up! Bloody Grad Students!
You can’t have Theology, Biblical Studies, Barth and Philosophy without the Barth.

Another Theology Student:
I don’t like Barth!

Theology Student:
Shush dear, don’t have a fuss. I’ll have your Barth. I love it,
I’m having Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Greek,
Barth, Barth, Barth, and Barth!

(Choir: Barth! Barth! Barth! Barth! Lovely Barth! Wonderful Barth!)

Professor:
Shut Up!! Greek is off.

Theology Student:

Well, could I have her Barth instead of the Greek then?

Professor:
You mean Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth, Barth,
Barth and Barth?

Choir (intervening):
Barth! Barth! Barth! Barth!
Lovely Barth! Wonderful Barth!
Barth B-a-a-a-a-a-rth Barth B-a-a-a-a-rth Barth.
Lovely Barth! Lovely Barth! Lovely Barth! Lovely Barth!
Barth Barth Barth Barth!

  • Brenda Chance

    Brilliant! Thank you for that smile.

  • http://www.briercrest.ca/faculty/profile.aspx?id=49 Charles

    I knew there was a reason I married you. :)

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  • http://perichoretictheosis.wordpress.com athanasius96

    I’ll take Barth over Greek any day, but this made me smile. Thanks!

  • http://abramkj.wordpress.com abramkj

    This is wonderful.