Theology in Science

Theology in Science

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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. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...the prophet are held, for the most part, very loosely in Africa. The Egyptians and Abyssinians observe aTheEgypcorrupted form of Christianity. The Negro tribes are corrupted by that lowest what of form of superstition, called Fetish-ism, fromNegroes' fetish, an idol. This is an idol-worship of a very degraded character, and in some tribes debased even by the practice of human sacrifices. CHAPTER VII. PHYSICAL GEOGEAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA. North America has an area of 1 millions of siwofN. square miles, and its coast line is equal to the circumference of the whole globe. Physically it may be divided into four re-How mbgions: the Pacific belt, the mountain region, the central plains, and the Atlantic sea-board. Section I. The Fottb Regions Op North America. 1.--The Pacific Belt. The Pacific belt lies between the Pacific whereUm coast and the Rocky Mountains. tMa belt The southern part of this belt, with the what iu exception of New California, consists of sandycharacterand rocky tracts; the rest, of rich pastures and fine forests. what its Al l this region enjoys a humid and temperate climate. The prevailing winds are from the Pacific, which impinge against the opposing mountains, and deposit their moisture on the windward slopes. 2.--The Mountain Region. ofwhats 'e mountain region of the west consists of four or five parallel chains of mountains, with elevated valleys and table-lands between, what be-These parallel chains are parts of the sysongmg.tem Rocky Mountains, which consists of several ranges, and contain the only active volcanoes of the whole continent. 3.--The Central Plains Or Prairies. The Prai-The prairies, termed the Far West, stretch from the Gulf of Mexico to Hudson's Bay, and from the Rocky Mountains to the...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236623975
  • 9781236623973