The Dignity of Man; As Shown in His Creation, Redemption and Eternal Destiny

The Dignity of Man; As Shown in His Creation, Redemption and Eternal Destiny

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...will be the true worshipper who worships God in Spirit and in Truth" regardless of race, condition, clime, color or creed. Rome has been the most bitter and bloody persecutor of what she deemed heresy, of all that ever existed upon the earth. As late as 1895 eight persons, men, women, and children, were burned to death publicly in southern Mexico for heresy. It seems to us horrible and impossible in this enlightened age. (The N. Y. Times is authority for the statement). For a bird's eye view of the Baleful influence of the Roman priesthood, note the following contrast: Spain Compared With Britain As a general proposition, we will briefly review the History of Spain the most Catholic country of Europe in which the Romish Priesthood ruled almost absolutely for 1000 years, and compare it with the History of England. Surely Rome had here a fair opportunity to display her civilizing uplifting power. The hated heretic had no power to interfere with her benign influence. After the Saracens were driven out there was no foreign aggression or occupation by any hostile race for any lengthened, consecutive periods. Napoleon Bonaparte interrupted her absolute control for a brief period. She had a free hand and full control of the field with temporary interruptions. In many respects Spain has an excellent climate and a fertile soil, watered by numerous rivers. She had thousands of miles of sea coast and a large number of spacious and safe harbors. It might be presumed that God had designed her people for great achievements in elevating and purifying the human race. In the reign of Philip II she claimed Mexico, the southern part of the United States, all of Central America, and all of South America, as her possessions. She owned several of the West Indian...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236662636
  • 9781236662637