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In his Principle or Compendious Method of Arriving at True Theology of 1518 Erasmus writes: "The preeminent goal of theologians is to recount the Holy Scripture wisely, to render the meaning of faith, not of frivolous question, to discourse about piety gravely and efficaciously, to provoke tears, to enflame spirits toward heavenly matters" (Holborn, Ausgewahlte Werke, 193).