George MacDonald - Study Guide Sections 150 - 174 Summary & Analysis

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In Section 150 MacDonald discusses the reasons behind the beauty of nature. MacDonald indicates that the beauty of nature was created for man to enjoy, not to analyze. It is better, he writes, to know nature than to understand nature. Similarly, it is better to know God than it is to understand all that He is about. This idea is continued in Section 151 when MacDonald explains that as soon as humans begin to dissect things to understand them, they cease to exist as God created them. In Section 152 MacDonald explains that doubt is the first step on the road of gaining a new, deeper understanding of God.

In Section 153 MacDonald indicates that when Job actually sees God, he forgets all that he wanted to say to him. In Section 154 MacDonald states that when Job actually sees God face to face, he realizes, as we all would...

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