The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll (of 12) Volume 5

The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll (of 12) Volume 5

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Excerpt: ...cook and prepared two sup- pers in one night, for the same prophet, who ate enough to last him forty days and forty nights? Is it scientific to say that a river divided because the water had been struck with a cloak; or that a man actually went to heaven in a chariot of fire drawn by horses of fire; or that a being of infinite mercy would destroy children for laughing at a bald- 261 headed prophet; or curse children and childrens children with leprosy for a father's fault; or that he made iron float in water; or that when one corpse touched another it came to life; or that the sun went backward in heaven so that the shadow on a sun- dial went back ten degrees, as a sign that a miserable barbarian king would get well? Is it scientific to say that the earth not only stopped in its rotary motion, but absolutely turned the other way,
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236734688
  • 9781236734686