Quotes About Knowledge

Quotes about knowledge from throughout Christian History.

Letter to Diognetus, A.D. 80 - 200

For he who thinks he knows anything without true knowledge—such as is witnessed to by life—knows nothing, but is deceived by the Serpent, as not loving life. But he who combines knowledge with fear, and seeks after life, plants in hope, looking for fruit. Let your heart be your wisdom, and let your life be true knowledge inwardly received. (ch. 12)

George MacDonald, d. 1905

From very childhood her mind had been filled with traditional utterances concerning the divine character and the divine plans—the merest inventions of men far more desirous of understanding what they were required to understand than of doing what they were required to do. (The Shepherd's Castle; Bethany House Publishers:1983; p.53)

She was a good theologian—so good that when she was near, you could not get within sight of God for her theology and herself together. (ibid., p. 58)

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