Our Drinks; Or, The Nature And Physical Effects Of Fermented Liquors. Or, The Nature And Physical…

Paperback | October 16, 2012

byA. Gilmour

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...thing here, as we should expect. Science declares that fermented liquors are in themselves hurtful to health; and the Bible says, vtixparc, "Do not drink them;" " Look not upon them." Thus, true philosophy throws its light upon the teachings of the Divine word, and confirms the conclusions of a sound exegesis; and the Holy Scriptures, in their turn, confirm the deductions of science, by their authoritative injunctions. They have the same Author, they breathe the same spirit, they speak the same language, and they inculcate the same practice. The Bible was not given for the purpose of teaching the sciences; but as both science and Scripture claim the same Divine authority, they cannot possibly contradict one another. They may not speak with equal fulness on the same subject, as they are designed to take up different departments of Divine truth; but when they do speak on the same subject, it is and must be in perfect harmony, so that sound theology never traverses or can traverse the path of true philosophy; they never contradict one another, when both are properly interpreted. Therefore, if you deny our allegations, you involve science and Scripture and experience in inextricable contradiction and absurdity; but if you admit them, you make the teaching of philosophy throw light upon the Divine law. The language of science and of Scripture confirms the testimony of experience; and the Chemist, the Physiologist, and the Divine, speak only one language, when, with one voice, they exclaim, viifwptv, " Let us entirely abstain." I. But if the dietetic use of fermented liquors be so strictly prohibited by science and Scripture, if we may not use them as freely as any of the E staple commodities of life, if we are to regard them with a degree of...

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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. 1856 edition. Excerpt: ...thing here, as we should expect. Science declares that fermented liquors are in themselves hurtful to health; a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:October 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021752625X

ISBN - 13:9780217526258

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