Christian Faith And The New Psychology; Evolution And Recent Science As Aids To Faith

Paperback | January 31, 2012

byDavid Ambrose Murray

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911. Excerpt: ... Ill THE BIBLE AS A REVELATION UNQUESTIONABLY when considering the forms of revelation, the most important form of all must be conceded to be the personal revelation of God in and through the person of Jesus Christ. It will be more convenient, however, to postpone that question and all other questions connected with the character and work of Jesus to a later place where they can all be considered as a connected whole. We may then here pass on to the consideration of the next division,--" The Contents of Revelation." Without attempting to answer the question whether God may not have also made revelations to other persons, as for instance Zoroaster, Shaka, Confucius and other great religious leaders, we will confine our attention here to the one revelation with which the Christian religion is most intimately related,--the revelation which is given in the Christian Bible,--the Old and New Testament. We have already defined that by "revelation" we mean the communication of thoughts as thoughts personally from God to men. As was said above, however, we may also to some extent include under the term truths conveyed by significant acts provided those acts and the lessons they convey are specifically held up to view or attention called to them by some direct message or indication from God. NATURE OF THE CONTENTS OF THE BIBLE If we attempt to classify this material in the Bible that is commonly called a revelation, we might divide it into three or four classes. First, we may put the prophecies, which are claimed to be given by the direct command and instruction of God. Second, we might place various didactic writings, such as Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Job and the like, with the New Testament epistles, which are not like the prophecies supposed to be given by direct c...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911. Excerpt: ... Ill THE BIBLE AS A REVELATION UNQUESTIONABLY when considering the forms of revelation, the most important form of all must be ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217188788

ISBN - 13:9780217188784

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