Morality as a Religion

Morality as a Religion

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"[...]Sacramental agencies, such as Baptism or the Lord's Supper, it is fairly impossible to keep the moral law. To the credit of humanity, this dark theology has been falsified by results in countless instances, and never more frequently than to-day. Men whose names are in the mouth of everybody have lived and died in the enjoyment not merely of the esteem, but of the reverent admiration of their age, whose lives were wholly uninspired by religious motives. I need only mention Charles Darwin, and when we remember that not even sectarianism ventured to dispute his right to rest within the hallowed precincts of an abbey-cathedral, ecclesiastics themselves must be fast forgetting the deplorable narrowness of old views which made morality and dogmatism inter[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.64mm | 281.23g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507711719
  • 9781507711712