Jahrbücher für deutsche Theologie, herausg. von dr. Liebner [and others]., Volume 6

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Carl Theodor A. Liebner

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Page 714 - I believe that animals have descended from at most only four or five progenitors, and plants from an equal or lesser number. Analogy would lead me one step further, namely, to the belief that all animals and plants have descended from some one prototype. But analogy may be a deceitful guide.
Page 713 - Nothing at first can appear more difficult to believe than that the more complex organs and instincts have been perfected, not by means superior to, though analogous with, human reason, but by the accumulation of innumerable slight variations, each good for the individual possessor.
Page 794 - Igitur, mi dulcis Frater, disce Christum et hunc crucifixum, disce ei cantare et de te ipso desperans dicere ei: tu, Domine Ihesu, es iustitia mea, ego autem sum peccatum tuum; tu assumpsisti meum, et dedisti mihi tuum; assumpsisti, quod non eras, et dedisti mihi, quod non eram.
Page 658 - The Text of the Old Testament considered : With a Treatise on Sacred Interpretation ; and a brief Introduction to the Old Testament Books and the Apocrypha.
Page 689 - In one word all these facts in their natural connection proclaim aloud the One God, whom man may know, adore, and love; and Natural History must, in good time, become the analysis of the thoughts of the Creator of the Universe, as manifested in the animal and vegetable kingdoms.
Page 676 - ... appear in our European formations; the almost entire absence, as at present known of fossiliferous formations beneath the Silurian strata, are all undoubtedly of the gravest nature. We see this in the plainest manner by the fact that all the most eminent palaeontologists, namely Cuvier, Owen, Agassiz, Barrande, Falconer, E. Forbes, etc., and all our greatest geologists, as Lyell, Murchison, Sedgwick, etc., have unanimously, often vehemently, maintained the immutability of species.
Page 719 - Until the facts of Nature are shown to have been mistaken by those who have collected them, and that they have a different meaning from that now generally assigned to them. I shall therefore consider the transmutation theory as a scientific mistake, untrue in its facts, unscientific in its method, and mischievous in its tendency.
Page 234 - Christi, alicubi quotidie, alicubi certis intervallis dierum in dominica mensa preeparatur, et de mensa dominica sumitur quibusdam ad vitam, quibusdam ad exitium : res vero ipsa, cujus sacramentum est, omni homini ad vitam, nulli ad exitium, quicunque ejus particeps fuerit.
Page 702 - ... feeding within the live bodies of caterpillars, not as specially endowed or created instincts, but as small consequences of one general law leading to the advancement of all organic beings — namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die.
Page 234 - Hunc itaque cibum et potum societatem vult intelligi corporis et membrorum suorum, quod est sancta ecclesia in praedestinatis 1 et vocatis, et iustificatis, et glorificatis Sanctis et fidelibus eius.

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