The Christian Doctrine of the Soul

The Christian Doctrine of the Soul : An Essay (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Christian Doctrine of the Soul: An Essay No one, however, need be perplexed by this fact of the great mystery of the soul's nature or es sence. For it is only one Of many mysteries around us and within us. The body and life itself are kindred and equal mysteries. The body, we say, is material, or composed of matter. But what is matter? Some may ask. What is the real nature or essence Of it? This is a question that has often been asked. But no man can answer it. Indeed, whether matter has any real, or only an ideal existence that is, whether it has any proper, substantial being, or is only an ap pearance, is a point concerning which profoundest thinkers have disagreed for ages. Many different theories have been put forth in exposition of the subject, but still it must he confessed that the real nature or essence of what we call matter is the great unsolved, if not unsolvable, enigma of the scientific world. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • English
  • 7 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243238150
  • 9780243238156