The Cost of Living

The Cost of Living : A Personal Reflection and Its Outcome (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Cost of Living: A Personal Reflection and Its Outcome For it appeared to me that understanding intellectual and practical grasp of the actual situation - was what men of the present day denied to Christ. Directions which, if hard to follow, were yet quite clear in meaning, they calmly set aside as impracticable - and for no reason that could be considered to have enduring weight. An excellent and spirit ually minded clergyman told me, for example, when I asked him about a life which should take no thought for what one was to eat or drink, or wherewithal one should be clothed, that while it might have been possible to live in that way in Palestine and centuries ago, it was not possible in a cold climate, and un der the conditions of modern life. He did not say, but I inferred, that since it was not pos sible to do this, a modern Christian was not called upon to do it. 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 | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 195g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243173326
  • 9780243173327