Introduction to the Science of Religion: Four Lectures Delivered at the Royal Institution with Two Essays on False Analogies, and the Philosophy of Mythology

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Longmans, Green, 1870 - 403 עמודים

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עמוד 60 - All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts.
עמוד 29 - And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve ; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell : but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.
עמוד 61 - When one cultivates to the utmost the principles of his nature, and exercises them on the principle of reciprocity, he is not far from the path. What you do not like, when done to yourself, do not do to others.
עמוד 29 - Joshua called for all Israel, and for their elders, and for their heads, and for their judges, and for their officers...
עמוד 29 - And Joshua said unto all the people, Thus saith the Lord God of Israel, Your fathers dwelt on the other side of the flood in old time, even Terah, the father of Abraham, and the father of Nachor : and they served other gods.
עמוד 43 - Except the God of my father, the God of Abraham, and the fear of Isaac, had been with me, surely thou hadst sent me away now empty. God hath seen mine affliction and the labour of my hands, and rebuked thee yesternight.
עמוד 60 - Varuna, that thou wishest to destroy thy friend, who always praises thee ? Tell me, thou unconquerable Lord ! and I will quickly turn to thee with praise, freed from sin. Absolve us from the sins of our fathers, and from those which we committed with our own bodies.
עמוד 61 - This world is dark, few only can see here ; a few only go to heaven, like birds escaped from the net.
עמוד 14 - ... were quickly invented in India as elsewhere, and bandied backwards and forwards between contending parties, till at last, when the doctors disagreed, the help of the secular power had to be invoked, and kings and emperors...
עמוד 40 - We have in the Veda the invocations Dyaus pitar, the Greek Zeu traTep, the Latin Jupiter ; and that means in all the three languages what it meant before these three languages were torn asunder — it means Heaven-Father ! These two words are not mere words ; they are to my mind the oldest poem, the oldest prayer of mankind, or at least of that pure branch of it to which we belong...

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