“The end of all learning” – Erasmus

“All studies, philosophy, rhetoric are followed for this one object, that we may know Christ and honor him.  This is the end of all learning and eloquence.”

– Desiderius Erasmus

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  1. Does anyone have a reference for this quote which is on your site? Meaning which of Desiderius Erasmus’s works has this quote? It is quoted all over the web but no one seems to have a legitimate reference.

    “All studies, philosophy, rhetoric are followed for this one object, that we may know Christ and honor him. This is the end of all learning and eloquence.”

    Thanks, Joe Huntsman

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