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The Education of the Human Race. from the Germ. [by F. W. Robertson]
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
No preview available - 2018
The Education of the Human Race. from the Germ. [By F. W. Robertson]
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
No preview available - 2015
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Page vii - Our little systems have their day; They have their day and cease to be; They are but broken lights of thee, And thou, O Lord, art more than they.
Page vii - We have but faith: we cannot know; For knowledge is of things we see; And yet we trust it comes from thee, A beam in darkness: let it grow. Let knowledge grow from more to more, But more of reverence in us dwell; That mind and soul, according well, May make one music as before, But vaster. We are fools and slight; We mock thee when we do not fear; But help thy foolish ones to bear; Help thy vain worlds to bear thy light.
Page 44 - For to be able to do this in a way in any sort profitable, you must insert into it more than there is really in it, and extract from it more than it can contain.
Page 30 - ... 34 As yet the Jewish people had reverenced in their Jehovah rather the mightiest than the wisest of all Gods ; as yet they had rather feared Him as a jealous God than loved Him : a proof this too, that the conceptions which they had of their eternal One God were not exactly the right conceptions which we should have of God. However, now the time was come that...
Page 3 - AND just as in Education, it is not a matter of indifference in what order the powers of a man are developed...
Page 1 - THE EDUCATION OF THE HUMAN RACE. T HAT which Education is to the Individual, Revelation is to the Race. EDUCATION is Revelation coming to the Individual Man ; and Revelation is Education which has come, and is yet coming, to the Human Race.