Monday, December 8, 2008
A true theologian
"Augustine expressed his faith not with his heart alone, for the heart does not think . . . nor with his mind alone, for he never grasps truth in the abstract, as if it were dead. Rather, to his task as a theologian he brought emotional tenacity, immense intellectual power, purpose of will, deep spirituality and heroic sanctity."
"The Significance of Augustine," Christianity Today, 11 December 1987, page 22.