Observations on the Influence of Religion Upon the Health and Physical Welfare of Mankind

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Marsh, Capen & Lyon, 1835 - 331 pages
"The first portion of the work, treats of past times, and of religions, and forms of religious worship, that have long since passed from civilized communities. Some allusion to them, however, seemed proper, especially to show that religious customs and institutions are changeable and progressive, and have constantly improved and been rendered more useful to mankind, as civilization and knowledge have increased. Other portions of the work are devoted to considerations arising from some of the forms of Christian worship"--Préface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved).

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OCLC: 5770712
Related Subjects: Mental Health. | Religion and Medicine. | Religion and Psychology.
Rites and ceremonies. |Medicine -- Religious aspects. |Revivals.

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Page 119 - And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said : Take, eat; This is My Body. And He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying : Drink ye all of it; for this is My Blood of the New Testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.
Page 119 - And he sendeth forth two of his disciples, and saith unto them, Go ye into the city, and there shall meet you a man bearing a pitcher of water: follow him. And wheresoever he shall go in, say ye to the goodman of the house, The Master saith, Where is the guestchamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples? And he will shew you a large upper room furnished and prepared: there make ready for us.
Page 121 - And he said unto them ; Behold when ye are entered into the city, there shall a man meet you, bearing a pitcher of water ; follow him into the house where he entereth in ; and ye shall say unto the good man of the house; The Master saith unto thee ; Where is the guest-chamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples ? And he shall shew you a large upper room furnished ; there make ready.
Page 46 - And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin ; and it shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you.
Page 50 - For there are some eunuchs, which were so born from their mother's womb: and there are some eunuchs, which were made eunuchs of men: and there be eunuchs, which have made themselves eunuchs for the kingdom of heaven's sake. He that is able to receive it, let him receive it.
Page 118 - And he said. Go into the city to such a man, and say unto him, The Master saith. My time is at hand; I will keep the passover at thy house with my disciples.
Page 58 - Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him (xxii.
Page 133 - Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am. If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought to wash one another's feet. For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.
Page 50 - For thus saith the LORD unto the eunuchs that keep my sabbaths, and choose the things that please me, and take hold of my covenant; Even unto them will I give in mine house and within my walls a place and a name better than of sons and of daughters: I will give them an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.
Page 47 - And Abraham took Ishmael his son, and all that were born in his house, and all that were bought with his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house; and circumcised the flesh of their foreskin in the selfsame day, as God had said unto him.

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