The Philosophy of Faith, and the Fourth Gospel

The Philosophy of Faith, and the Fourth Gospel

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...without holding it: so radically inherent is it in the very heart of their experience and their creed. Yet the Synoptic writers see no reason for referring in the Synto it. They pass it over. It does not come within optists this their scope. Who would gather it from them? pear.n0t P" Once more, there is the universalism of the Christian-0nce more, ity revealed to us through the Epistles. This redemp-(c), The ration of the Cross is the redemption of humanity. It f8eal has been foreshadowed in man's Creation, from the--the rebeginning of the world. It includes all men. St. demption of Paul may have his own name for this--and call it umamty"the mystery of the Gentiles "; and he may have it as his own special mission, to carry it out and apply it to its full measure. But all hold it. It was an inseparable element of the belief in the salvation wrought for them by the One Death. St. Paul did not accuse gt peter St. Peter of a failure to believe this universality of believed this, redemption, but of a failure to carry out his real belief fhk - in practice. He was afraid to stand by his own strong on hia bewords: "There is none other name under heaven given hef. among men whereby we must be saved." He could not see at once all that was logically involved in that fact. But every step taken made the conclusion clearer. And those same Romans to whom we have already referred knew just as surely as any converts of St. Paul's that the Gospel of Christ was " the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth--to the Jew first, and also to the Greek." It was this that gave momentum and inspiration to the Church as it moved out into that wonderful Gentile world, to claim it for its Lord. Yet in the Synoptic record...show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236586042
  • 9781236586049