Wahrheit und Gewissheit

Truth is agreement between thought and reality and thus expresses a relation between the contents of our consciousness and the object of our knowledge. Certainty, however, is not a relationship but a capacity, a quality, a state of the knowing subject. (…) Certainty exists when the spirit finds complete rest in its object of knowledge.

Herman Bavinck. The Certainty of Faith. Paideia Press: Ontario 1980. (19-20)

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