The religions of mankind by Edmund Davison SoperThe religions of mankind by Edmund Davison Soper

The religions of mankind

byEdmund Davison Soper

Paperback | February 2, 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. 1921. Excerpt: ... Lord, the Prince of Peace, who came to establish his kingdom to the ends of the earth and make righteousness prevail as far as men are found. The Ground Of Its Appeal As the world stands trembling in the uncertainty and dismay of the aftermath of the war, what has Christianity to offer? Has it a unique message, which other religions do not know? Is there that in it which will win the confidence of great world leaders, who are turning desperately this way and that to find a cure for the world's ills? Such are the questions being asked to-day--has Christianity a sufficient answer? It is taken for granted that nothing but religion is adequate to the task. What has shaken man to the depths of his nature can never be touched by any cure which does not reach to the very center of life and the springs of motive and desire. Only religion can do this, dealing, as it does, with the ultimate facts of God and sin and salvation and the hereafter. Only religion can give man a satisfying philosophy of life, and, by pointing beyond the world while he is still in the world, reveal the presence of other factors without which much that he experiences would be utterly inexplicable. In its approach to the present-day world the Christian religion has a personal note, which it would declare in the ear of every man and woman. There is a good God whom we may know by coming into fellowship with Jesus Christ our Saviour and Lord. He would have every man come to him by a path all may travel--that of trust. And when the horror of sin falls like a pall over the heart, the tender word of forgiveness may be spoken which will bring joy and peace. And in place of palsied impotence in the presence of temptation may come the assurance that a new dynamic has been placed at the disposal of me...
Title:The religions of mankindFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217131573

ISBN - 13:9780217131575