Order and Chaos

Order and Chaos : A Lecture, Delivered at Loyola College, Baltimore, in July 1869 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Order and Chaos: A Lecture, Delivered at Loyola College, Baltimore, in July 1869 If there be in this lower world any authority which represents God, and speaks in His name - as all Chris tian communities, though with hesitating and stammer ing lips, profess to do, in some sense or other - that authority or institution, whatever it be, must reflect, as far as the creature can, the mind and the attributes of God. Otherwise it is convicted of imposture. For whatever in our world does not reflect God, in its own measure and proportion, is either a delusion or an abomination. Generally it is both at once. The whole argument which I am going to submit to your patient attention is based on this simple proposition. And now, keeping carefully in mind that whatever professes to belong to God must faithfully reflect Him, we may ask, without further preface, the question which this lecture is designed to answer: Is it in Protestantism, or in the Catholic Church, that the Divine presence and attributes are reflected? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 86g
  • English
  • 14 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243226845
  • 9780243226849