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Knowledge is as wings to man’s life, and a ladder for his ascent. Its acquisition is incumbent upon everyone. The knowledge of such sciences, however, should be acquired as can profit the peoples of the earth, and not those which begin with words and end with words. Great indeed is the claim of scientists and craftsmen on the peoples of the world…. In truth, knowledge is a veritable treasure for man, and a source of glory, of bounty, of joy, of exaltation, of cheer and gladness unto him.

Baha’u’llah (Kitab-i-Aqdas, pp 51-52)

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  • Jenifer
    Feb 23, 2013
    You may be interested in check out Knowing God by JI Packer. I've read Bell and he has some instieetrng points but he's also out in left field in some things. Reply:May 24th, 2010 at 10:44 amHey! Another Mars Hill guy Thank you Kevin. Reply:May 25th, 2010 at 7:32 pmHi Kevin/Elliott,Mark Driscoll does a very simplistic explanation of how his church differs from some others, especially Rob Bells.I was a Rob Bell fan, but, as you like to say Elliott, I seek and seek every day, and got to a point where Rob Bell was not making any ...sense anymore. Difference in my seeking and yours Elliott, is that I am seeking for only 1 truth, 1 God, 1 way to heaven, and you are looking to adapt certain parts of different religions to fit your lifestyle.Elliott, the BEST place to start seeking you are probably not going to like this is the Bible. Why don't you start there? And please, DO NOT take your old catholic bible, because that is changed to fit in with the pope and his dudes (instieetrng fact go look at the symbolism being used in catholic society and those in moslem, shocking similarities)Go get a NIV translated Bible (probably the one Marc Driscoll uses) or something similar. says:Thanks for responding, and for adding the caption. That clarifies your position, and I appreciate it!