Professor Max Muller

Christian Delegate from Oxford, United Kingdom

 

Greek Philosophy and the Christian Religion

"What we call the different types, or ideas, or logoi in the world are the logoi or thoughts or wills of that being whom human language has called God.  These thoughts, which embrace everything that is, existed at first as thoughts, as thought-world, before by will and force they could become what we see them to be, types or species realized in the visible world."

Read the full transcript of their speech at the 1893 Parliament of the World's Religions

 

 

References:

1. The World's Congress of Religions at the World's Columbian Exposition,Edited by J.W. Hanson, D.D.  Published by International Publishing Co., Chicago, IL and Philadephia, PA

2. The World's Parliament of Religions: An illustrated and Popular Story of the World's First Parliament of Religions, Held in Chicago in Connection witheThe Columbian Exposition of 1893. Edited by the Rev. John Henry Barrows, D.D. Chairman of the General Committee on Religious Congresses of the World's Congress Auxillary. Chicago, The Parliament Publishing Company, 1893.