Borderland; A Quarterly Review and Index Volume 3

Borderland; A Quarterly Review and Index Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ... the "Future Life and Man's State Therein." Some very brief and inadequate extracts I make from the instalments of this book, which appeared in the North American Review. But these articles do not contain what will be looked forward to with the greatest interest in the republished form. As will be seen by a postcard published elsewhere, Mr. Gladstone has intimated his intention to refer to the bearing of Spiritism and Psychical Research on the theme which has been occupying so much of his attention. I need hardly say that Mr. Gladstone's advanced age adds interest to anything that he may have to say upon these questions which are of such intense importance to us all. THE MIRACLES OF THE HOLY COAT. I wish to draw the special attention of the S. P. R. and the editor of the British Medical Journal to the reports of alleged miraculous cures affected at Treves in the year 1891 by the Holy Coat. There is no need for them to concern themselves with the theological arguments of the good Bishop, but it will be interesting to know what they have to say as to the certificates of the doctors who testify as to the cures which have been effected. Of course, the chief value of these miracles, from the Catholic point of view, lies in the idea that such an occurrence is a kind of divine seal and confirmation of the authenticity of the Church which exhibits the coat. In view of similar cures which are reported from the Protestant Healer of the Cevennes, by the" Christian Scientists in America, and by many other psychic healers, it would be unwise to lay too much stress on that argument. The story, however, of the cures at Treves is very interesting, and it is somewhat surprising that they have attracted so little attention. The art of...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 27.69mm | 957.07g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236929942
  • 9781236929945