Science and the Bible; A Review of "The Six Days of Creation" of Prof. Tayler Lewis Volume 1-3

Science and the Bible; A Review of "The Six Days of Creation" of Prof. Tayler Lewis Volume 1-3

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...mere talk about the Bible. Politicians magnify the Bible. Are they really going to the Bible, drawing nearer to the Bible, or is the Bible-viewed as coming down to them? Literary men are sentimental about the Bible. Social reformers cant about the Bible. The tendency sometimes manifests nself in an appearance which would be ludicrous were it not profane; the bully chief of the Empire Club breaks up a meeting of fanatics, as he calls them, because " they abuse the Holy Bible," and the vile makers of vile political platforms endorse the act, and the spirit of it, in their canting resolutions about our civil and religious liberties."--World-Problem, p. 39. The age has its evils; but surely this is not applying a Bible-corrective. There is little profit in looking fierce at Science. Her movement is the movement of mind, and is as resistless as that of a planet in the highway of the heavens. And as she moves onward, she shall become inscribed throughout with " Holiness to the Lord," but not the sooner for such treatment. It is not surprising that one who talks of "transient," "pretentious, noisy, arrogant science," should also denounce what are called the internal evidences of the Bible;1 for this is carrying a principle to its legitimate conclusion. It is natural that such a man should see only evil in " Lowthian criticisms," and discover in them "a mixture of the 'Jews' language' with the ' speech of Ashdod;'" 2 that he should go to the good old days of ignorance and credulity, when there was no "infidel geology," for his examples of the loftiest faith; and that he should take the side of the priests against Galileo.3 Moreover, it is not wonderful, perhaps, that his...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236505379
  • 9781236505378