Religion in the Heavens; Or, Mythology Unveiled in a Series of Lectures by Logan Mitchell

Religion in the Heavens; Or, Mythology Unveiled in a Series of Lectures

byLogan Mitchell

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ACCORDING to the ignorant prejudices which priestcraft has interwoven through the human mind, the subjects treated of in the following Lectures, are considered as sacred ground by the votaries of superstition; and therefore every attempt to examine them with freedom, or to expose them to the test of reason and free discussion, appears shocking to the blindly bigoted, and alarming to interested priests. But as neither complaisance nor forbearance is due to either of these parties, the free inquirer, stimulated by the love of truth alone, will be earnestly desirous of emancipating the minds of his fellows from the fears and delusions of a sanguinary and distracting superstition, which has no foundation in reason, either as regards the past or the future; and from the gloomy grasp of its active, subtle, and vindictive priesthood, who want nothing but the power to imprison and roast alive, as they did in former ages. Yet even in the present times of science and reform, what has been the fate of the daring wight who has ventured to expose the origin and shown the terrible effects of Christianity during fifteen hundred years? He has drawn upon himself the concentrated essence of malice from all the hireling sacerdotal orders, abetted by their allies the aristocracy of every country, by whom he has commonly been robbed and imprisoned, or otherwise ruined both in fortune and reputation.* * "Knowledge is called infidelity: .... Hence the few who knew Aught worth recording, and were fools enough
Title:Religion in the Heavens; Or, Mythology Unveiled in a Series of LecturesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 8, 2015Publisher:Library of AlexandriaLanguage:English

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