The British Quarterly Review (essay date 1849)
SOURCE: “Der Christliche Glaube nach den Grundsätzen der Evangelischen Kirsche im zusammenhange dargestellt,” in The British Quarterly Review, May 1, 1849, pp. 303-54.
[In the following essay, an anonymous reviewer examines Schleiermacher's ideology and his powerful influence on German theology.]
Two countrymen, says the fable, were walking in the fields when they saw a cloud approaching, huge and dark. Ah, cried John, there comes the hail; our crops will be ruined, a famine in three months, then a pestilence, then—Hail! interrupted Thomas, that cloud carries rain, the very thing we want, we shall make a fortune this summer. The dispute grew warm....
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