The Lutheran Quarterly

The Lutheran Quarterly

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...limited to the highest and most spiritual conceptions of his age and used to language which did not express the full truth. Though perhaps dimly conscious that it was unsatisfactory he used it because, perforce, there was no other language to use." P. 165. Such an opinion of course, could emanate only from a person who has a low view of the divine-man Christ Jesus. This is to be expected from a teacher in a Unitarian School of Religion. Jesus in the author's view, was infected with the prevalent apocalypticism, through which he endeavored to express a great truth. Its substance must now be sought in a "social-spiritual view" which eliminates pessimism, externalism and literalism, and substitutes a continual coming of Christ and a present judgment. The latter idea is tenable as far as it goes. Surely Christ is coming and judging all the time, but it is revealed in accordance with the nature of things that there will be a great consummation, when God will judge the world by that man whom he has appointed, whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead. Acts 7:31. J. A. s. GENERAL LITERATURE. The Secret Way. By Zona Gale, author of Birth, Friend-ship Village, Miss Lulu Bett, etc. The Macmillan Com-pany, New York. Paper. Pp. 118. Price, $1.50. In The Secret Way Miss Gale shows herself worthy of other laurels beside those which already crown her work as a novelist. She sings of joy in the beauty of nature as well as in the quiet events of everyday. Her verse-forms vary from Spenserian stanzas to free verse and she handles all successfully. Perhaps the loveliest of her sonnets is "Return." "How they come back.... I never see retreat Down the long beach the phalanx of bright...show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236746821
  • 9781236746825