The Evidences Of Christianity; With An Introduction On The Existence Of God And The Immortality Of…

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byEbenezer Dodge

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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. 1869. Excerpt: ... men of equal learning and of a sounder philosophy. The result is that the New Testament stands on a firmer and broader scientific foundation than ever before. Defeated in their efforts to take possession of the citadel of our faith, they seek now to undermine the historical character of the Pentateuch and other outworks of Christianity. Such questions, though they have an important apologetic bearing, may safely be left to the province of biblical criticism. The conflict with Judaism has been intermittent all through the history of the church. It has hinged in the main on the interpretation of Messianic prophecies. It doe3 not belong to our plan to enter into the nature and results of this struggle. We only remark, that the numerous converts from the Jews to Christianity have felt that, without the historical Christ, Judaism must remain forever an unfulfilled prophecy. In closing this section, we may well ask ourselves if the past triumphs of Christianity through so many centuries, against so many foe3, in the sphere of life, and in the field of thought, is not a guaranty of its ultimate and complete victory as a world-power? This leads to another and kindred question: Will Christianity be as triumphant in the distant future, under all possible circumstances and contingencies, as it has been in the past? This opens to us the next and last section of this work. SECTION THIUD. CHRISTIANITY A FINALITY. It is not necessxry that a religion should be final in order to be divine. The earliest theophanies were only preludes to Judaism; and Judaism itself was only a preparation for Christianity. But yet the religion introduced by Mo3e3 was perfect, in reference both to its immediate and to its ultimate design. It was only imperfect when viewed in a light in which ...

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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. 1869. Excerpt: ... men of equal learning and of a sounder philosophy. The result is that the New Testament stands on a firmer and broader scienti...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:62 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217384676

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