Here’s the results from the latest poll on Forsyth’s greatest influences. As I mentioned here, I would have loved to have added another 4-5 names but was limited to just 5. Anselm, Butler, Calvin, Nietzsche, Newman, Schopenhauer, Ritschl, Goethe, von Harnack, Ibsen, Kierkegaard, and Wagner woudl have all been worthy contenders. The inclusion of Hegel was as an anti-influence, i.e. someone Forsyth’s writings are engaging with all the time. The results were:
Bit sad Goodwin got no votes. I think he deserved more than 0%, but that’s statistics for you.