Soul and Body

Soul and Body

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: his own personal history, of the effects of his own look or gaze while under the influence of "power from on high.." " In the account given of the cures wrought by the apostles, it is interesting to notice the influence that seemed to attend this mysterious ocular transmission. Through the eye the psychic or soul-force is transmissible to another, as well as through the hand. It is through the eye that the attention or a concentration of the thoughts is fixed upon another. To gaze upon one always affects them, and, in the case of highly sensitive persons, in a marked degree. The mental power may be concentrated into the eye, which becomes the organ of its transmission to others. Baron Reichenbach demonstrated that the odyllio flame goes forth from the eye. In the New Testament so-called miracles of healing, we find incidental hints of this ocular transmission of a psychic or spiritual force. In the account of the cure of the cripple at the gate of the temple it is said to have been preceded by the combined magnetic gaze of both Peter and John. " And Peter, fastening his eyes upon him with John, said, Look on us. After this he commanded him to rise and walk. (Acts iii. 4.) The same is noticeable in the account of the cure 'at Lystra of the man who had been a cripple from his birth, and who had never walked. " The same heard Paul speak: who steadfastly beholding him, ' and perceiving that he had faith to be healed, said, with a loud voice, Stand upright on thy feet. And he leaped and walkec." (Acts xiv. 8-10.) We do not see how it can degrade these miracles, as they are called, to show that they were effected in harmony with the laws of magnetism. For magnetism, if it is an established fact, ...
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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236871006
  • 9781236871008