The English Universities (volume 2: 1); From The German Of V. A. Huber

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byVictor Aimé Huber

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1843. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... as well as the other morbid matter, had found a nidus in the Church in the previous period; but each sort now became farther developed, both by its own vitality, and through the weakening of many influences which had before partially served as an antidote.* It was impossible even for excellent men to escape this impure contact, without altogether withdrawing from public life. If nobler natures contrived to idealize many things and thus imbue them with the colors of their own mind, yet it is the baser interests which always find their chief profit in such a state of affairs. Into how false a position it threw the Church; and how it crippled every effort after good; I cannot now more closely detail. But let us turn to the results wrought out by all the above upon the academic life. 203. General Results on the morale of the Universities. It will not cause surprise, that the rulers of the land now sought to make the Universities an organ for diffusing rather a moral influence than an intellectual cultivation. It was paramount, in their view, to propagate the right Church-and-State-principles. If, at the same time, scientific culture was attainable, they did not exclude it, so that it were * See note (45) at the end. Vol. H. D made secondary: but on such terms, learning could not really nourish. We must however inquire what was the approved orthodoxy of that day. First, we may presume, all that is indispensable to Christianity itself; but next and most especially, all that was of the Anglican Church, as contrasted with Nonconformity. So likewise as to academic discipline. It enjoined, first, all that Christian morality everywhere and always demands: next, a certain dignity, if not pomp, of outward appearance, suited to the essence and tendency of the Anglic...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1843. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... as well as the other morbid matter, had found a nidus in the Church in the previous period; but each sort now became farther...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:January 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021707880X

ISBN - 13:9780217078801

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