Eriugena, Johannes Scotus - Homilia on the Prologue to the John Gospel – Forms and Templates
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Eriugena, Johannes Scotus - Homilia on the Prologue to the John Gospel
Observe the forms and beauties of sensible things, and comprehend the Word of God in them. If you do so, the truth will reveal to you in all such things only He who made them, outside of Whom you have nothing to contemplate, for He Himself is all things. For whatever truly is, in all things that are, is He. Indeed, just as no substantial good exists outside of Him, so no essence or substance exists that is not He....