Culture Wars, Circa Fourth Century

Human weakness thinks that anything which science cannot demonstrate must be foolish, whereas it ought to be more skeptical of the powers of science, and reckon it wise to think that these things [i.e., the virgin birth and Christ’s resurrection] cannot be understood because they are acts of God.

from Ambrosiaster’s Commentary on 1 Corinthians, written in the 4th century.

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2 comments so far

  1. chad on

    Fideist!

  2. jeffreimer on

    “If somebody proved to me that Christ was outside the truth, and it really were so that the truth was outside Christ, then I would rather remain with Christ than with the truth.” (Dostoevsky)


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