June 03, 2014
In “Scholastica II,” a convocation address delivered to Amsterdam’s Free University in 1900 (now translated under the title, Scholarship
), Abraham Kuyper explores the ultimate goal of “genuine study,” asking, “Is it to seek or find?”
Alluding to academics who search for the sake of searching, Kuyper concludes that “seeking should be in the service of finding” and that “the ultimate purpose of seeking is finding.”
“The shepherd who had lost his sheep did not rejoice in searching for it but in finding it,” Kuyper continues. Continue Reading...