A Critical History of Free Thought in Reference to the Christian Religion

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D. Appleton, 1863 - 487 pages
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Page 258 - Who touch'da jarring lyre at first, But ever strove to make it true : Perplext in faith, but pure in deeds, At last he beat his music out. There lives more faith in honest doubt, Believe me, than in half the creeds. He fought his doubts and...
Page ii - Also I direct and appoint, that the eight Divinity Lecture Sermons shall be preached upon either of the following Subjects — to confirm and establish the Christian Faith, and to confute all heretics and schismatics — upon the divine authority of the holy Scriptures — upon the authority of the writings of the primitive Fathers, as to the faith and practice of the primitive Church — • upon the Divinity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ — upon the Divinity of the Holy Ghost — upon the...
Page i - I give and bequeath my Lands and Estates to the Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Oxford for ever, to have and to hold all and...
Page i - I will and appoint that the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford for the time being shall take and receive all the rents, issues and profits thereof, and (after all taxes, reparations, and necessary deductions made) that he pay all the remainder to the endowment of eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, to be established for ever in the said University...
Page 467 - The Divine Authority of Holy Scripture asserted, from its adaptation to the real state of Human Nature : in eight sermons, preached before the University of Oxford ; by J.
Page 108 - Denique , ut de tertio etiam capite mentem meam clarius aperiam , dico , ad salutem non esse omnino necesse , Christum secundum carnem noscere ; sed de aeterno illo filio Dei, hoc est, Dei aeterna sapientia , quae sese in omnibus rebus, et maxime in mente humana, et omnium maxime in Christo lesu manifestavit, longe aliter sentiendum.
Page 315 - Standing on the bare ground — my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space — all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or parcel of God.
Page i - Heads of Colleges only, and by no others, in the room adjoining to the Printing-House, between the hours of ten in the morning and two in the afternoon, to preach eight Divinity Lecture Sermons, the year following, at St. Mary's in Oxford, between the commencement of the last month in Lent Term, and the end of the third week in Act Term.
Page 113 - THAT STREAM upon whose bosom we have passed Floating at ease while nations have effaced Nations, and Death has gathered to his fold Long lines of mighty Kings — look forth, my Soul ! (Nor in...
Page 207 - My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to accomplish his work. Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh the harvest ? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields, that they are white already unto harvest. He that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal ; that he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together.

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