Finitude sentence example

finitude
  • The infinity of real existence, in contrast with the necessary finitude of human understanding and experience, is always in his thoughts.

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  • What do such hopes tell us about our attitudes to mortality and our attitudes to human finitude?

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  • Schleiermacher applies the phrase " the immortality of religion " to the religious emotion of oneness, amid finitude, with the infinite and, amid time, with the eternal; denies any necessary connexion between the belief in the continuance of personal existence and the consciousness of God; and rests his faith on immortality altogether on Christ's promise of living fellowship with His followers, as presupposing their as well as His personal immortality.

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  • The first is the type of a certain a priori view, then regarded as the safest bulwark against infidelity, of which the main tenets were that the being of God was capable of a priori proof, and that, owing to the finitude of our faculties, the attributes and modes of operation of deity were absolutely incomprehensible.

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  • Our concepts of knowing and loving are necessarily dimmed with our own finitude, stained with our nothingness.

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