Thoughts on Life and Religion

Thoughts on Life and Religion

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"[...]disturbed the minds of thoughtful theologians, have been removed, and the Old Testament has resumed its rightful place among the most valuable monuments of antiquity.... But this was possible on one condition only, namely, that the Old Testament should be treated simply as an historical book, willing to submit to all the tests of historical criticism to which other historical books have submitted. Gifford Lectures, II. What the student of the history of the continuous growth of religion looks for in vain in the books of the Old Testament, are the successive stages in the development of religious concepts. He does not know which books he may consider as more ancient or more modern than other books. He asks in vain how much of the religious ideas reflected in certain of these books may be due to[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 6.6mm | 226.8g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507565526
  • 9781507565520