The Religion Of The Heart; A Manual Of Faith And Duty

Paperback | February 9, 2012

byLeigh Hunt

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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.1853 Excerpt: ... THE ONLY FINAL SCEIPTUEES, THEIR TEST, AND TEACHERS. Such approvers of this book, as have found in it a form of worship which they were seeking, but whose command of time is not on a par with their reflectiveness, may probably, as friends have done who became acquainted with it in manuscript, have felt desirous, while reading the directions for the Weekly Service, of being assisted in considering where they might best find Discourses in accordance with their opinions, and such writings in general as would most abundantly furnish them with textual and other useful passages, in case they were moved to give Discourses of their own. This supposition has led us into the reflexions which ensue, and to the consideration of a diversity of books, from the best of which we have selected passages accordingly. In all times and countries, men have desired some Book or Books, emphatically so called, for their religious direction; some Scriptures, or writings, of which the Book was made up, and which in their best portions reflected the Heart or Wisdom of the time, though in the portions that were not so good they too often darkened the wisdom with the time's ignorance and superstition. For the word Scripture, in the sense to which it has been confined, means writing possessed of divine authority; and as it is of the last importance to mankind, that nothing should be considered divinely authorized which goes counter to the first principles of good and true, all Scriptures, on the one hand, the more they lay claim to the distinction, demand the more distinct separation of their authorized from their unauthorized passages; and all Scriptures, on the other hand, which are found to be so authorized, whether in books previously considered divine or not, are to be looked upon a...

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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.1853 Excerpt: ... THE ONLY FINAL SCEIPTUEES, THEIR TEST, AND TEACHERS. Such approvers of this book, as have found in it a form of worship which th...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217631975

ISBN - 13:9780217631976

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