Quotation Explorer - 'Theological'

Give yourself to reading.’... You need to read. Renounce as much as you will all light literature, but study as much as possible sound theological works,especially the Puritanic writers, and expositions of the Bible. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
How many hours are there in a mile? Is yellow square or round? Probably half the questions we ask-half our great theological and metaphysical problems-are like that. - C.S. Lewis
Heresy is usually quite sophisticated, actually has a meaning, and is to be taken very seriously. It is therefore to be carefully distinguished from turgid, pretentious, badly-written Bullsgeshichte, to use the technical German theological term. - Carl R. Trueman
Do you see this egg? With this you can topple every theological theory, every church or temple in the world. - Denis Diderot
To explain the unknown by the known is a logical procedure; to explain the known by the unknown is a form of theological lunacy.
Theological formation is the gradual and often painful discovery of God's incomprehensibility. You can be competent in many things, but you cannot be competent in God. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
Everywhere I looked, hope existed - but only as some kind of green shoot in the midst of struggle. It was a theological concept, not a spiritual practice. Hope, I began to realize, was not a state of life. It was at best a gift of life. - Joan D. Chittister
The exegetical foundations would appear to be weak, and one shouldn’t build huge theological edifices, no matter how splendid or consistent, on weak foundations. - Ben Witherington III
Five hundred years ago the notoriously savvy Henry VIII discovered an elegant way to solve both his theological problems and his personal liquidity crisis —he dissolved the monasteries and nicked all their land. - Ben Aaronovitch
If I have a theological virtue, it is curiosity or inquisitiveness. - Jurgen Moltmann
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