"At Padua," he said to a friend, "I studied law to please my father, and theology to please myself."
"Natural theology" has no value save where it leans on faith.
The faculties of theology confer the degrees of bachelor, lice~itiate and doctor of theology.
Theology stood on guard for the old views and accused the new of violating revelation.
Subsequently he entered Berlin University as a student of theology, but soon turned to scientific subjects.