This work was vigorously attacked by Hermann in his Briefen fiber Homer and Hesiod, and in his letter, addressed to Creuzer, Ober das Wesen and die Behandlung der Mythologie; by J.
des deutschen Adels (2nd ed., Waldenburg, 1851); von Maurer, Uber das Wesen des dltesten Adds der deutschen Stdmme (Munich, 1846); Rose, Der Adel Deutschlands and seine Stellung im deutschen Reich (Berlin, 1883); G.
This attack is followed up in his most important work, Das Wesen des Christentums (1841), which was translated into English (The Essence of Religion, by George Eliot, 1853, 2nd ed.
Landeskirche Preussens (1847) and Die evangelische Union, ihr Wesen and gottliches Recht (1854).
Certainly no miracles occur, but there is enough of the wonderful and the inexplicable " (Das Wesen des Christentums, p. 18).
as interruptions of the continuity of nature " (Das Wesen des Christentums, p. 17).
i., 1897); and in 1900 appeared his popular lectures, Das Wesen des Christentums (5th ed., 1901; English translation, What is Christianity?
Krause held that all existence is one great unity, which he called Wesen (Essence).
Troeltsch, "Was heisst Wesen des Christentums?"
The philosophy of history sketched in this work has something of value with much that is fantastic. In 1805 and 1806 appeared the Wesen des Gelehrten (Nature of the Scholar) and the Anweisung zum seligen Leben oder Religionslehre (Way to a Blessed Life), the latter the most important work of this Berlin period.
Fichtes Lehre vom Wesen and Inhalt der Geschichte (1906).
His uncle, Bartholomew Zwingli, afterwards dekan or superintendent of Wesen, had been elected parish priest of Wildhaus.
As he was keen at his books and fond of music he was destined for the Church, and when eight years old was sent to school at Wesen, where he lived with his uncle, the dean.
In Das Wesen des Christenthums (1845; 5th ed., 1865; Eng.
Hoensbroech, Der Ultramontanismus, sein Wesen and seine Bekeimpfung (2nd ed., Berlin 1898); idem.
Sachsse, Ursprung and Wesen des Pietismus (1884); P. Grtinberg, P. J.
Harnack, Das Wesen des Christentums (Berlin, 1900), (Eng.
fiber das Wesen der menschlichen Freiheit," which appeared in the Philosophische Schriften, vol.
God, intuitively known by Conscience, is not a personality (which implies limitations), but an all-inclusive essence (Wesen), which contains the Universe within itself.
In his Das Wesen des Protestantismus aus den Quellen des Reformationszeitalters beleuchtet (3 vols.
Haacke, "Lieber Wesen, Ursachen and Vererbung von Albinismus and Scheckung, &c.," Biol.
Kellett, 1901; also the lectures on Greek and Roman Catholicism in Das Wesen des Christentums, translated by Bailey Saunders, 1902; the first-named work is the most suggestive general apercu of the whole subject - though written from a.
The most important of his works are: - Beitrage zur Einleitung in das Alte Testament (2 vols., 1806-1807); Kommentar fiber die Psalmen (181 I), which has passed through several editions, and is still regarded as of high authority; Lehrbuch der hebraisch jiidischen Archaologie (1814); Ober Religion and Theologie (1815); a work of great importance as showing its author's general theological position; Lehrbuch der christlichen Dogmatik (1813-1816); Lehrbuch der historisch-kritischen Einleitung in die Bibel (1817); Christliche Sittenlehre (1819-1821); Einleitung in das Neue Testament (1826); Religion, ihr Wesen, ihre Erscheinungsform, and ihr Einfluss auf das Leben (1827); Das Wesen des christlichen Glaubens (1846); and Kurzgefasstes exegetisches Handbuch zum Neuen Testament (1836-1848).
Dobbert, Ober das Wesen and den Geschiiftskreis der missi dominici (Heidelberg, 1861); N.
Nikolaus Cusanus (Breslau, 1880) and Aufgabe and Wesen d.
Gerhard, Ober Ursprung, Wesen and Geltung des Poseidon (1851), with references to authorities in conveniently arranged notes; Preller-Robert, Griechische Mythologie (1894); O.
The logical idea is treated under the three heads of being (Seyn), essence (Wesen) and notion (Begriff).
At Giessen he lectured as an extraordinary professor, and at Gottingen, in 1824, published his treatise, Ueber das Wesen der Geschichte.
Eckhart's Godhead appears in Boehme as the abyss, the eternal nothing, the essenceless quiet ("Ungrund" and "Stille ohne Wesen" are two of Boehme's phrases).
(1901); William Adams Brown, The Essence of Christianity (1902); Ernest Troeltsch, Das Wesen des Christentums; J.
Kaftan, Das Wesen der christlichen Religion (2nd ed., 1888); J.
(Bonn, 1899); Great Religions of the World, by various authors (1901); Bousset, Das Wesen der Religion (Halle, 1903); Eng.
At Berlin he came under the influence of Schleiermacher and Hegel, whose influences are seen in his work Das Wesen der Religion (1847).
Hummel, Die Bedeutung der Schrift von Karl Schwarz: Ober das Wesen der Religion (1890); and Herzog-Hauck, Realencyklopddie.
Schanborn, Ober das Wesen Apollons (Berlin, 1854); A.
Ritschl's Geschichte des Pietismus (3 vols., 1880-1886), which is hostile; and C. Sachsse, Ursprung and Wesen des Pietismus (1884).
This has led some critics (see Lugebil in Das Wesen ...
Its introduction and six chapters present with rare lucidity the earliest conceptions of the Kingdom of Heaven, the Son of God, the Church, Christian dogma and Catholic worship; and together form a severely critico-historical yet strongly Catholic answer to Harnack's still largely pietistic Wesen des Christentums. It develops throughout the principles that "what is essential in Jesus' Gospel is what occupies the first and largest place in His authentic teaching, the ideas for which He fought and died, and not only that idea which we may consider to be still a living force to-day"; that "it is supremely arbitrary to decree that Christianity must be essentially what the Gospel did not borrow from Judaism, as though what the Gospel owes to Judaism were necessarily of secondary worth"; that "whether we trust or distrust tradition, we know Christ only by means of, athwart and within the Christian tradition"; that "the essence of Christianity resides in the fulness and totality of its life"; and that "the adaptation of the Gospel to the changing conditions of humanity is to-day a more pressing need than ever."
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