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The Life of John Bunyan

The Life of John Bunyan

Edmund Venables | Religious
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 96

The Pilgrim, having now floundered through the Slough of Despond, passed through the Wicket Gate, climbed the Hill Difficulty, and got safe by the Lions, entered the Palace Beautiful, and was "had in to the family." In plain words, Bunyan united himself to the little Christian brotherhood at...

The Moravians in Georgia

The Moravians in Georgia

Adelaide L. Fries | Religious
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 140

Nitschmann and Korte at once went ashore to report their arrival to Secretary Verelst, and on Monday a house was rented, and the twenty-five colonists and Jonas Korte moved into it, to wait for the sailing of Gen. Oglethorpe's ship, the General having offered them berths on his own vessel. The...


The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria

The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria

Theophilus G. Pinches | Religious
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 57

Though there is no proof that ancestor-worship in general prevailed at any time in Babylonia, it would seem that the worship of heroes and prominent men was common, at least in early times. The tenth chapter of Genesis tells us of the story of Nimrod, who cannot be any other than the Merodach of...

The Religion of the Samurai

The Religion of the Samurai

Kaiten Nukariya | Religious
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 174

This work shows how the Mahayanistic views of life and the world differs markedly from that of the Theravada, which is generally taken as Buddhism by occidentals, to explain how the religion of Buddha has adapted itself to its environment in the Far East.

The Ruins

The Ruins

C. F. Volney | Religious
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 206

Minds of little penetration rest naturally on the surface of things. They do not like to pierce deep into them, for fear of labor and trouble; sometimes still more for fear of truth."


The Varieties of Religious Experience

The Varieties of Religious Experience

William James | Religious
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 328

The basic issues James discusses here remain of vital concern to people in psychology and religion today.

Theologico - Political Treatise, Part I

Theologico - Political Treatise, Part I

Benedict de Spinoza | Religious
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 56

The theory put forward in the last chapter, of the universal rights of the sovereign power, and of the natural rights of the individual transferred thereto, though it corresponds in many respects with actual practice, and though practice may be so arranged as to conform to it more and more, must...

Theologico - Political Treatise, Part II

Theologico - Political Treatise, Part II

Benedict de Spinoza | Religious
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Published: Aug 2010
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Pages: 60

All these periods added together make a total of 580 years. But to these must be added the years during which the Hebrew republic flourished after the death of Joshua, until it was conquered by Cushan Rishathaim, which I take to be very numerous, for I cannot bring myself to believe that...


Theologico-Political Treatise, Part III

Theologico-Political Treatise, Part III

Benedict de Spinoza | Religious
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Pages: 33

"That simple obedience is the path of salvation." In other words, it is enough for salvation or blessedness, that we should embrace the Divine decrees as laws or commands; there is no need to conceive them as eternal truths. This can be taught us by Revelation, not Reason, as appears from the...

Theologico - Political Treatise, Part IV

Theologico - Political Treatise, Part IV

Benedict de Spinoza | Religious
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Pages: 52

The theory put forward in the last chapter, of the universal rights of the sovereign power, and of the natural rights of the individual transferred thereto, though it corresponds in many respects with actual practice, and though practice may be so arranged as to conform to it more and more, must...

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