The Miracles and Myths of the New Testament; With Other Essays and Sermons

The Miracles and Myths of the New Testament; With Other Essays and Sermons

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...he converted his guards; and foretold his own death" by martydom. He wasput to death in 1850, " maintaining to the last a lofty and unsullied spirit." His followers are estimated at nearly a million, of all castes. See " The New History of The Bah," 1893. mythology. Its central doctrine is in the strictest sense a pure myth, and there could be no more accurate or remarkable example of one. Around this, cluster derivative and incidental stories, also strictly mythical, --such as the miraculous birth, the miraculous acts, and the bodily resurrection and ascension of Jesus, --all accepted in Protes-tanism. In Roman Catholicism there are an infinite number more, from that of the immaculate conception of the Virgin to the apparition of the Madonna of Lourdes. The day of miracle has never ceased for the Catholic Church. The central doctrine of orthodox Christianity, as I have called it, is that of the deity of Jesus. I have heretofore examined it, at length, before you, and shall now refer only passingly to its origin and development. This great myth is an attempt of the yearning heart of humanity to assure itself of the goodness of God and to bring Him near to its imagination. The truth which it symbolizes is that of the community of nature in God and man, His benevolence toward men, His constant pres-" The Strict and Normal Humanity of Jesus." Published by the A. U. A. Fourth Series, Tract 105. Also " Myth of the Resurrection of Jesus," in present volume. ence among them. Unsatisfied, as the undeveloped spiritual nature is apt to be, with its own intuitions, impatient for clearer light, surer convictions, it turns to the intellect for assurances from without itself. It looks for God in the physical order, and if any strange event occurs there, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236660188
  • 9781236660183