Jonathan Edwards citáty
Datum narození: 5. říjen 1703
Datum úmrtí: 22. březen 1758
Další jména:Ionathan Edwards, جاناتان ادواردز, Ҷонатан Эдвардс, جوناثان إدواردز
Jonathan Edwards byl severoamerický evangelikální teolog a filozof, duchovní kongregační církve v Massachusetts.
Citáty Jonathan Edwards
— Jonathan Edwards, Selected Sermons of Jonathan Edwards
„There is, therefore, no difficulty in answering such questions as these. What cause was there why the Universe was placed in such a part of Space? and, Why was the Universe created at such a Time? for, if there be no Space beyond the Universe, it was impossible that it should be created in another place; and if there was no Time before, it was impossible it should be created at another time.“
— Jonathan Edwards
The Mind (begun in September 1723; not completed).
„One of these grand defects, as I humbly conceive, is this, that children are habituated to learning without understanding.“
— Jonathan Edwards, The Works of Jonathan Edwards, Vol. 16: Letters and Personal Writings
„Of all the knowledge that we can ever obtain, the knowledge of God, and the knowledge of ourselves, are the most important.“
— Jonathan Edwards, A careful & strict inquiry into the modern prevailing notions of that freedom of the will, which is supposed to be essential to moral agency, virtue & vice, reward & punishment, praise & blame...
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