He had no idea how to interpret the warning.
Descartes occasionally had not scrupled to interpret the Scriptures according to his own tenets, while still maintaining, when their letter contradicted him, that the Bible was not meant to teach the sciences.
The earliest record of any attempt to interpret this symbolism that we possess is, so far as the West is concerned, the short exposition in the Explicatio Missae of Germanus, bishop of Paris (d.
He was the first in extant literature to interpret certain passages in Revelation of Nero.
But the Christian bias is sure to make theologians, who borrow a doctrine of the Absolute, interpret it in a Christian sense; hence we may consider it something of an accident that even an Augustine fails exactly to put the argument in form.
His success depends upon his ability to interpret rightly the facts and intangible signs with which he is brought in contact.
Negative Indices and Logarithms. - (i.) Applying the general principles of ï¿½ï¿½ 47-49 to indices, we find that we can interpret Xm as being such that X m .Xm =X 0 =I; i.e.
Herbert tried to interpret his own devout meditations by applying images of all kinds to the ritual and beliefs of the Church.
One of the tests by which Fichte discriminates the value of previous systems is the adequateness with which they interpret moral experience.
And idealism in some cases may interpret itself in favour of pantheism rather than of theism.
In other cases a most intricate arrangement of secondary tissue masses is produced, quite impossible to interpret unless all stages of their development have been followed.
Hubert and Mauss interpret this to mean that the sanctity of the remainder of the herd was concentrated on a single animal; the god, incarnate in the herd, was eliminated by the sacrifice, and the cattle saved from the dangers to which their association with the god exposed them.
Kattenbusch supposes that Anatolius, bishop of Constantinople, or his archdeacon Aetius, who read the creed at the 2nd session of the council, took up the idea that through its likeness to the Roman Creed it would be a useful weapon against Eutyches and others who were held to interpret the Nicene Creed in an Apollinarian sense.
The hypothesis that the state was steady, so that interchanges arising from convection and collisions of the molecules produced no aggregate result, enabled him to interpret the new constants involved in this law of distribution, in terms of the temperature and its spacial differential coefficients, and thence to express the components of the kinetic stress at each point in the medium in terms of these quantities.
The main argument is a vindication of the sole authority of the Bible in spiritual matters, and of the free right of the individual conscience to interpret it.
Taking for granted the unity of the world idealism is committed to interpret it as spiritual as a unity of spirits.
While it is impossible to interpret the Apocalypse scientifically as a whole by the eschatological method, there are undoubtedly some sections in it which must be so interpreted.