The Glittering Tinsel of Rationalism

Hardly a century after the once glittering tinsel of rationalism, now that materialism is sounding its retreat in the ranks of science, a kind of hollow piety is again exercising its enticing charms and every day it is becoming more fashionable to take the plunge into the warm stream of mysticism.

Abraham Kuyper, Lectures on Calvinism (1898)