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CHAPTER IV THE CONCEPTION OF THEOLOGICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA Tivo Difficulties

§ 27.

And now, as we come to the conception of that special Encyclopedia called Theological, the simple application to Theology of what was obtained for the conception of General Encyclopedia will not suffice. There would be no objection to this in the cases of the Encyclopedias of the Juridical or Philological sciences, but in the case of that of Theology

there first,

is.

The reason

of this lies in the

many

;

and, secondly, that they

disagreed as to what

Dr.

two circumstances: is disputed by

that the scientific character of Theology

Rabiger,

who

is

who do

to be

not dispute this are

understood by Theology.

has referred to

this

difficulty

in

his

Theologik oder Mnc. der Theol.., Lpz. 1880, p. 94, incorrectly inferred from

it

that for this reason, before

its

object can

be ready, the Encyclopedia of science must create for itself from these several Theologies a general conception of Theology, in order that

it

may make

Theology the subject

this general conception

study. Tliis is not then Encyclopedia would have the right of it should have judgment between the several Theologies to furnish a complete demonstration for the sake of supof

of scientific

possible, since

;

porting this judgment gate independently

all

;

and thus

it

would have

to investi-

the formal and material questions

which are variously solved in Theology. In this way it would have to treat the leading departments of Theology fundamentally, and, dissolving into dogmatics, apologetics,

church history, etc., would cease to be Encyclopedia. It would then bring forth its own object, instead of studying a given object. And, worse yet, he who would write such an 45

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Bekijk de hele uitgave van zaterdag 1 januari 1898

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Encyclopedia of sacred theology - pagina 69

Bekijk de hele uitgave van zaterdag 1 januari 1898

Abraham Kuyper Collection | 708 Pagina's

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