Religion Of Man And Ethics Of Science

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byHudson Tuttle

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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. 1890. Excerpt: ... PART I. THE KELIGION OF MAN. FUNDAMENTAL RELIGIOUS PROPOSITIONS. Man was created perfect, placed in a perfect world by the direct and miraculous act of an Infinite God, and by disobedience brought sin and death into the world, thereby becoming estranged and lost from God, and a depraved and fallen creature. DEPENDENT PROPOSITIONS. 1st. As he sinned against an Infinite Being, his sin is infinite, and requires an infinite sacrifice. 2d. God, as the only Infinite Being, is alone capable of fulfilling the requirements demanded. 3d. God incarnated and offered himself as such an atoning sacrifice, and became a mediator between himself and sinful man to save the world. 4th. The efficacy of this mediation depends on faith. 5th. Man is a free agent, and can choose by his own free will between good and evil. 6th. Endowed with life through the arbitrary will and for the pleasure of God, man's free«htnro-b«ngson himself reward or punishment., 7th. Mortal life is a state'bf probation; immortality, a miraculous gift ojGod, dependent on entertaining certain beliefs, in which is meted rewards and punishment. 8th. God gave the Bible as a direct revelation of his will to man, as the only infallible guide and source of authority. Results. Superstition; a priesthood; bigotry; persecution; suppression of knowledge; and the arrogance of infallibility. FUNDAMENTAL SCIENTIFIC PEOPOSITION. Man has been evolved from the lowest form of being through intermediate stages to his present attainments by the fixed and immutable laws of growth. DEPENDENT PKOPOSITIONS. 1st. Man has never fallen from a state of perfection--never has been nor can be estranged or lost from God. 2d. The only mediator that can exist between God and man is knowledge, and through it man becomes his own ...

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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. 1890. Excerpt: ... PART I. THE KELIGION OF MAN. FUNDAMENTAL RELIGIOUS PROPOSITIONS. Man was created perfect, placed in a perfect world by the dir...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217982891

ISBN - 13:9780217982894

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