Redeemer and Redeemed

Redeemer and Redeemed : An Investigation of the Atonement and of Eternal Judgment (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Redeemer and Redeemed: An Investigation of the Atonement and of Eternal Judgment To the ancients, for example, Hades was the name of a sublime and awful reality, while we have lost both name and idea. In their View, Satan possessed a power of death over the inhabitants of Hades which was most real. But in modern thought, Satan is either denied or caricatured, or at best thrust into the back ground, in discussions of the atonement, and forgotten. The main ideas of antiquity involved in Christ's work are almost as completely erased from the human mind as if man had quaffed the waters of Lethe. And the chief difficulty in giving an appreciative View of the theory of atonement of the ancient Church, is the lack of their customary, familiar, every-day ideas respect ing the matters involved. To prepare the way, then, a few elements of ancient thought will be mentioned, which we should endeavor to reproduce in our own minds. And first in respect to the place of the dead, or Hades. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 370 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 494g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243079109
  • 9780243079100