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" Evidences of Christianity ! I am weary of the word. Make a man feel the want of it ; rouse him, if you can, to the self-knowledge of his need of it ; and you may safely trust it to its own evidence, — remembering only the express declaration of Christ... "
Matthew Arnold: Poet and Critic - Page 9
by Arnold Schrag - 1904 - 94 pages
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Essays in the Romantic Poets

Solomon Francis Gingerich - 1924 - 276 pages
...substituted for' the inward experience of religion itself as evidences of Christianity? Coleridge retorts: "Evidences of Christianity! I am weary of the word....self-knowledge of his need of it ; and you may safely trust to its own evidence." Likewise an intellectual assent to belief in immortality, which is a fundamental...
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The Reformed Church Review

1904
...Table Talk," or the " Confessions of an Inquiring Spirit," or the " Aids of Reflection," you find it. " Evidences of Christianity ! I am weary of the word....man feel the want of it; rouse him, if you can, to a self-knowledge of the need of it, and you may safely trust it to its own evidence." Maurice followed...
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Lectures and Essays in Criticism

Matthew Arnold - 1962 - 578 pages
...wind of a glowing, disinterested play of mind. "Evidences of Christianity," Coleridge used to say, "I am weary of the word! make a man feel the want of 5 Christianity." "The young men's education," one may in like manner cry, "I am sick of seeing it organized!...
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Religious Thought in the Nineteenth Century

Bernard M. G. Reardon - 1966 - 406 pages
...here again useless defences would have to be abandoned. 'Evidences of Christianity ! ' he exclaims, ' I am weary of the word. Make a man feel the want; rouse him, if you can, to the self-knowledge of his need; and you may safely trust it to its own Evidence.'...
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Selected Essays

Graham Hough, Hough, Robert - 1978 - 247 pages
...theology, physico-theology, demonstrations of God from Nature, evidences of Christianity, &c., &c. Evidences of Christianity! I am weary of the word....need of it; and you may safely trust it to its own evidence.1 The case was similar with the pressure of evolutionary thought. Lyell's Principles of Geology...
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Cambridge Before Darwin: The Ideal of a Liberal Education, 1800-1860

Martha McMackin Garland, Martha M. Garland - 1980 - 196 pages
...taste for books of natural theology, physico-theology, demonstrations of God from Nature, and the like. Evidences of Christianity! I am weary of the word. Make a man feel the want of it; rouse him ... to the self knowledge of his need of it, and you may safely trust to its own evidence - 40 The...
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More Nineteenth Century Studies: A Group of Honest Doubters

Basil Willey - 1980 - 304 pages
...Coleridge's influence here. Baden Powell quotes from Aids to Reflexion one of its best-known passages: '"Evidences of Christianity! I am weary of the word: make a man feel the want of it ... and you may safely trust it to its own evidence."' To readers of Chapter I of the present book...
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Religion in the Age of Romanticism: Studies in Early Nineteenth-Century Thought

Bernard M. G. Reardon - 1985 - 303 pages
...Theology, Physio-Theology, Demonstrations of God from Nature, Evidences of Christianity, and the like. Evidences of Christianity! I am weary of the word....it; rouse him if you can, to the self-knowledge of the need of it; and you may safely trust to its own Evidence.' Make a man feel the want of it: the...
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Nineteenth-Century Religious Thought in the West:

Ninian Smart, John Clayton, Patrick Sherry, Steven T. Katz - 1988 - 368 pages
...an echo of a fundamental theme of the criticism of the theology of evidences in Aids to Reflection: 'Evidences of Christianity! I am weary of the word....and you may safely trust it to its own Evidence.' 44 This truth, in other words, is not to be proved or even apprehended or understood apart from self-knowledge....
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The Politics of Evolution: Morphology, Medicine, and Reform in Radical London

Adrian Desmond - 1989 - 503 pages
...of God from Nature, Evidences of Christianity, and the like." "Evidences of Christianity!" he wrote, "I am weary of the word. Make a man feel the want...you can, to the self-knowledge of his need of it"— let his love lead him to God, not some "tricksy" argument from nature. 60 While Paleyism still figured...
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