Hours with the Bible; Or, the Scriptures in the Light of Modern Knowledge Volume 1-2

Hours with the Bible; Or, the Scriptures in the Light of Modern Knowledge Volume 1-2

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ... if not cultivated becomes ex-tinct, 169; antiquity of culture of, 179; plants. characteristics of, 168. Corpses, caravans of, at Warka, 273. Cosmas, map of the world by, 112. Cosinogory of Zoroaster, 42. Covenant, ratification of, by burning lamp, 84.1. Create, meaning of Hebrew word translated create in A. V., 18. Creation, ancient ideas of, 17; con-trast of the Mosaic account of, with others, 17, 21; ancient legends of, 24; Assyrian legends of, 29; how handed down, 29; Accadian account of, 29-36; geological ideas on, iu essays and reviews, 42; Zoroaster on, 42; statement of Bible not designed to be scientific, 4.5; Dr. McCaul's account of, 46; and modern science, Dr. McCaul on, 47; Bunsen on, 4-9; delivery of, to Hebrews, 59; of world, distinct from that of man, 70; of man, date of, 85; account of, by Caed-mou, 97-105; to the Flood, ten generations, 185. Crimea, corruption of Cymry, 230. Crown, ancient Egyptian, now at Leyden, 367. ' Cush, country of, 238; race of, 270. Cushite, stem, races sprung from, 240; language, 271. Cigaaligites belonged to Caucasian race, Desert, flowers of the, 818. Dliourra used for bread, 475 n. Diana, temple of, at Ephesus, 134. Diviuiug bowls, 492-3. Dogs trained to hunt, 360. Dreams, importance attached to, by Egyptians, 462-3. Dress of Egyptians, 359. De7(63(l)llHg3, earliest Chaldean, 299, Dye, Tyriun purple, where else found, 234. Earth, formation of, from nebuloul matter, 71; geological view of first state of, 72; shape of, curiousideal concerning, 111; Burnet's theory of, 212; word, meaning of in Scrip-ture, 219. Earthquakes not unknown, 348. Eber, etymology of, 264. Eclipses, first observations of, 29810. Eden, locality of, 106-109; descrip-tio7n of, from the book of Enoch, 10. Edessa, in Roman...show more

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  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236934784
  • 9781236934789