Friedrich Tholuck

Friedrich August Gottreu Tholuck

Friedrich August Gottreu Tholuck (March 30, 1799 – June 10, 1877), known as August Tholuck, was a German Protestant theologian and church leader.

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  • The reason why we find so many dark places in the Bible is, for the most part, because there are so many dark places in our hearts.
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 38.
  • I have been young, but now am old. I have spent a whole life-time in battling against infidelity with the weapons of apologetic science; but I have become ever more and more convinced that the way to the heart does not lie through the head; and that the only way to the conversion of the head lies through a converted heart which already tastes the living fruits of the gospel.
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 137.
  • The grave is a very small hillock, but we can see farther from it, when standing on it, than from the highest mountain in all the world.
    • Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 291.

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