The Gospel in Pagan Religions

The Gospel in Pagan Religions : Some Thoughts Suggested by the World's Parliament of Religions to an Orthodox Christian (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Gospel in Pagan Religions: Some Thoughts Suggested by the World's Parliament of Religions to an Orthodox Christian With this declaration of the most orthodox and evangelical of Christian preachers the following words of the Hindu, Swami Vivekananda, fall into sweetest accord. He says: The same light shines through all colors, and in the heart of everything the same truth reigns. The Lord hath declared to the Hindu in his incarnation as Krishna, 'i am in every religion as the thread through a string of pearls, and wherever thou seest extraordinary holiness, and extraordinary power, raismg and purifying humanity, know ye that I am there.' This book has been written, and it is now sent forth to the world, in the Spirit of the words of the Rev. Dr. John Henry Barrows, under whose large-hearted sympathies and broad-minded views the Columbian Parliament of the World's Religions was assembled and successfully conducted; he says: It is perfectly evident to all illuminated minds that we should cherish loving thoughts of all people, and humane views of all the great and lasting religions, and whoever would ad vance the cause of his own faith, must discover and gratefully acknowledge the truths contained in other faiths. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243215223
  • 9780243215225