Word of the Day: Suffenus

It has been the presumption of some, and especially of youths who profess to have dedicated themselves to this study but who have hardly gone further in evangelical studies than the reading of three or four volumes, to behave as if they alone were experts, and to consider that they are deserving of a glorious reputation among the great scholars. Such arrogance! Better it would be if such Suffenuses did not also go on to despise those who are truly endowed with the wisdom that they so foolishly boast of having attained to (emphasis mine).

–John Owen, Theologoumena, Book VI, Ch. 1, p. 1. / Biblical Theology, 591.

From: Thomas Goodwin

Also see if you dare:
A Warning from Owen to Students at Meet the Puritans

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