The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge; Embracing Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology and Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Biography from the Earliest Times to the Present Day Volume 8

The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge; Embracing Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology and Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Biography from the Earliest Times to the Present Day Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...of apologetics, Opzoomer distinguished the actual from the ideal in Christianity; for the former, he demanded historical proof and attached himself to the Tubingen School (q.v.); for the latter he demanded none but rational grounds. He heartily recommended the system and method of K. Krause, and drew upon himself the charge of arch-heretic and pantheist. De leer van God bij Schelling, Hegel, en Krause was an effort to establish the Christian faith on the basis of philosophy. Soon he aroused greater antagonism by turning from speculation to the experience, philosophy, and inductive logic of John Stuart Mill as a method not only for thought but also for ethics, because of the certain results of natural science. The fruit of this investigation resulted in De twijfel des tijds, de wegwijzer der tockomst (1850); De weg der wetenschap (Utrecht, 1851); Het wezen der kennis (Amsterdam, 1863); Wetenschap en Wijsbegeerte (1857); Geschiedenes der Wijsbegeerte (1860) and Een nieuwe kriliek der wijsbegeerte (1871). He was accused of being a preacher of sensualism and of a coarse-minded morality (Het teeken des tijds, 1858); but unjustly, because he gave empiricism a new application by supplementing sensual perception as the only source of natural science, with an independent subjective spiritual perception. He endeavored to construct a theory of the universe possessing scientific certainty, out of immediate experience and certain logic, for the materials of which he distinguished the sensual, esthetic, and moral sensations as mutuually independent, to which he added a fourth, namely, "the religious sensation" (De waarheid en hare kenbronnen, 1859). Opzoomer's position now rapidly gained adherents; his lecture-room became thronged; and, by his...show more

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