The London Quarterly and Holborn Review Volume 11

The London Quarterly and Holborn Review Volume 11

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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. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ...from the many and great difliculties which arise in the course of the argument. The author has thoroughly well accomplished his object, and added to his deserved reputation, in this able volume. We have nowhere seen the doctrinal significance of the Resurrection of our Lord, and the resurrection of His saints in Him, more strikingly exhibited. There are, notwithstanding, many and serious blemishes in the volume. The style is sometimes coarse, and disfigured by expressions which can scarcely be vindicated from the charge of flippancy and irreverence. Its terse energy suffers much in this way. Moreover, there occur now and then some very illconsidered and unnecessary statements as to the subjection of our Lord's sacred body to the degradation of death, which the reader will note for himself. And, finally, there are occasional evidences of the argument being strained into conformity with a preconceived hypothesis. But, with all these abatements, we have seldom recommended a book with more satisfaction than this beautiful and impressive volume..-A Plea for the Ways qf God to Man.' By William Fleming, D.D. Glasgow.--ln the opening chapter of this little treatise we have a compendium of sound abstract reasonings, from Paley and others, like the armoury of King Solomon, in the house of the forest of Lebanon, hung round with the, shields 'of mighty men. The question of Good and Evil is next considered in the light qf all the facts. Life is taken as it is, and from its amalgam of sorrow is extracted the preponderating gold of mercy. We are apt to have an exorbitant sense of evil in the world; but the balance is here fairly adjusted, and the evil is shown to be far outweighed by the good. Sunshine is more frequent than cloud, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 463g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123697770X
  • 9781236977700