Saint Anselm by Richard William ChurchSaint Anselm by Richard William Church

Saint Anselm

byRichard William Church

Paperback | January 31, 2012

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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. 1870. Excerpt: ... i6, Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London, W.C 1870. MESSRS. MACMILLAN & CO. BEG TO ANNOUNCE THAT THEY HAVE NOW IN COURSE OF PUBLICATION A SUNDAY LIBRARY FOR HOUSEHOLD READING. In crown 8vo. Volumes, handsomely bound in cloth, price 4s. 6d. With Illustrations. The issue for each year may be had in an Ornamented Box, price 21s. The projectors of the Sunday Library feel that there is a want of books of a kind that will be welcome in many Households for reading on Sundays, and will be in accordance with earnest convictions as to the nature of the "Sabbath Day." Sunday is the day of rest, as well as the day of worship, and this rest should consist not only in the cessation of labour, but in the repose which the spirit finds in the contemplation of all things that are good. We should be strengthened for the work of the week by the services of the Sabbath, and also by religious contemplation, in which on that day, if on no other, we ought to find the deep and absorbing interest that attends the employment of our highest faculties. Sunday should contain the theory, the collective view, of our work-day lives; and these work-days should be the Sunday in action. Our Sunday Books, therefore, ought to do more than afford abstract subjects of meditation; they should exercise a living power, by bringing us into direct contact with all that is true and noble in human nature and human life, and by showing us the life of Christ as the central truth of humanity. For Sunday reading, therefore, we need not only history, but history in its relation to Christianity; not only biography, but the lives of men who have consciously promoted the Christian religion---Christian heroes in art, in science, in divinity, and in social action. TJie history of Christianity, permanent and pr...
Title:Saint AnselmFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217043356

ISBN - 13:9780217043359