The material in this site was
extracted from the author's award-winning book,
GOD SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF THE GREATEST MINDS
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"(The Bible) is in
my opinion the most sublime of all books; when all others will bore me, I will always go
back to it with new pleasure; and when all human consolations will be lacking, never have
I vainly turned to its own."
(Burgelin, 1973, 429)
being, is the active principle of all things. One must have renounced common sense to
doubt it, and it is a waste of time to try to prove such self evident truth."
"I will never know Him by His being. I can
only, therefore, study Him by His attributes."
"The blackboard of nature offers me harmony
and proportion, that of human beings offers me confusion and disorder. "Harmony reigns
among the elements while men are in chaos! Animals are happy, their king only is
"Worship the Eternal Being, my worthy and
wise friend, and by so doing in one breath you will destroy the ghosts of reason, that are
nothing but a vain manifestation that runs as a shadow before the immutable truth. Nothing
exists but by Him who is... it is His unchangeable substance that is the true model of
perfections of which we have an image within ourselves.
(From a letter to Voltaire)
me, great man my fervor which is perhaps indiscreet,... but the question at issue is the
cause of Providence, which only is my solace... I have suffered too much in my life not to
look forward to another. Not all the subtleties of metaphysics can shake for one moment my
belief in a beneficent Providence. I sense the existence of Providence, I believe in it, I
insist on it, I hope for it, I shall defend it to my last breath..."
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