Encyclopædia of Religion and Ethics: Fiction-Hyksos
James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, Louis Herbert Gray
T. & T. Clark, 1914
Scope: theology, philosophy, ethics of various religions and ethical systems and relevant portions of anthropology, mythology, folklore, biology, psychology, economics and sociology.
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Page 146 - I told them I knew from whence all wars arose, even from the lust, according to James's doctrine; and that I lived in the virtue of that life and power that took away the occasion of all wars.
Page 310 - All things therefore whatsoever ye would that men should do unto you, even so do ye also unto them: for this is the law and the prophets.
Page 139 - Throughout the universe, whatever exists, exists not so much for its own sake, as for the sake of something higher and nobler than itself.
Page 328 - ... religion cannot be said to have made a bad choice in pitching on this man as the ideal representative and guide of humanity ; nor even now would it be easy, even for an unbeliever, to find a better translation of the rule of virtue from the abstract into the concrete than to endeavour so to live that Christ would approve our life.
Page 256 - For while all things were in quiet silence, and that night was in the midst of her swift course, thine Almighty word leaped down from heaven out of thy royal throne, as a fierce man of war into the midst of a land of destruction, and brought thine unfeigned commandment as a sharp sword, and standing up filled all things with death; and it touched the heaven, but it stood upon the earth.
Page 72 - The memory of some it is true, is very tenacious, even to a miracle : but yet there seems to be a constant decay of all our ideas, even of those which are struck deepest...
Page 258 - For though there be that are called gods, whether in heaven or on earth ; as there are gods many, and lords many ; yet to us there is one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we unto him ; and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and we through him.
Page 192 - defied Israel, Jonathan the son of ' Shimei David's brother slew him. 22 These four were born to the « giant in Gath ; and they fell by the hand of David, and by the hand of his servants.