A   Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, by J.P. Lange, in Connection with a Number of Eminent European Divines, Tr. [By T. Lewis and Others] and Ed., w by Johann Peter LangeA   Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, by J.P. Lange, in Connection with a Number of Eminent European Divines, Tr. [By T. Lewis and Others] and Ed., w by Johann Peter Lange

A Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, by J.P. Lange, in Connection with a Number of Eminent…

byJohann Peter Lange

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ... there are periods in which more has been done in a few generations, than, under other circumstances, has been accomplished in many centuries. Thus the time that intervened between the Scriptural flood and the first mention of the Egyptian monarchy, even as reckoned by the shorter chronology, may have brought on the world's history faster than ages of comparative torpor, such as have appeared in the varied annals of mankind. Again, there is an intrinsic difficulty in such views as that of Bunsen, which, when closely examined, presents a greater incredibility than anything of which it professes to give the explanation. Admitting such idea of emergence after ages of unhistorical savagism, still the questions arise: Why was not this mote universal after it had commenced? Why did it not appear in other parts of the earth? Why did the early light confine itself to one people for so long a time, making Mitiraim historicallj what it is geographically and etymologically, the narrow, a line immense in length with the scantiest breadth? During these fifteen thousand years, or more, of monumental history, all the rest of th;arth was in comparative night. Established institutions, a regular monarchy lor ten thousand years, at least, king inheriting from king, or dynasty succeeding dynasty, a political state unbroken for a period three times as long as the whole series of Assyrian, Babylonian, Persian, Roman, Mongolian, and Turkish empires--social orders uninterruptedly transmitted, records of all this preserved, monuments attesting it! It is incredible in itself--much more so when we consider the condition of the rest of the earth, even the nearest parts. In Egypt, ten thousand years of government, of civilization, of advanced agriculture, of...
Title:A Commentary on the Holy Scriptures, by J.P. Lange, in Connection with a Number of Eminent…Format:PaperbackDimensions:652 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 1.31 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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