a system of biblical psychology
by franz delitzsch
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...enlightened upon this ques- tion that my confused materials of biblical psychology formed themselves as if spontaneously into a systematic unity. My problem was an historical one, standing indeed in a wholly different internal attitude to the psychologic views of the Holy Scripture, from that in which it stands say to those of Plato or of the Indian Vedanta. In seeking exegetically to ascertain these views, and to combine them into a whole which should correspond to their own internal coherence, I proceeded from the auspicious assumption, that whatever of a psychologic kind Scripture presents will neither be self-contradictory, nor be so confused, childish, and unsatisfactory, as to have any need to be ashamed in view of the results of late anthropologic researches. This favourable assumption has, moreover, per- fectly approved itself to me, without my having feared to con- sider the psychologic statements of Scripture in any other than their own light. For while the Scripture...
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