Bock treats him as an antitrinitarian, on grounds which Wallace rightly deems inconclusive.
He deems abstract and esoteric ideology as a waste of time and irrelevant to his world view.
All that the Constitution permits him to do in this direction is to inform Congress of the state of the nation and to recommend the measures which he deems to be necessary.
It was inevitable, however, that discrepancies should emerge between the texts of professed scholars, and as these men in their several localities were authorities on the reading of the Koran, quarrels began to break out between the levies from different districts about the true form that these initials did not belong to Mahomet's text, but might be the monograms of possessors of codices, which, through negligence on the part of the editors, were incorporated in the final form of the Koran; he now deems it more probable that they are to be traced to the Prophet himself, as Sprenger, Loth and others suppose.
He deems all non-theological science to be vain or hurtful, has no notion of progress, and regards true science - i.e.