What To Believe; Being A Series Of Letters To English Speaking Natives Of India Upon Important…

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byRobert Jardine

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1876. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... WHAT TO BELIEVE. Letter I. Introductory. § 1. To the educated young men of India I desire to address a few letters regarding important subjects which are at the present time demanding a large share of their attention. My letters will refer chiefly to the great burning religious questions which are now perpetually being asked, and to which you, my friends, should endeavour to give a conscientious and, if possible, a truthful reply. I address myself to you as a friend, and I trust that you will read my letters as the letters of a friend. By friendship I mean a desire to promote the best welfare of its object; and the subject of my letters will concern your best welfare. I take it also for granted that you are actuated by a desire to secure your own best welfare, but that you are not very clear about how it may be secured. In making this latter assumption, I do not disparage either your knowledge or your abilities; because people may be possessed of great knowledge and great abilities, and yet be ignorant of their truest and highest inter ests and the way to secure them. My letters will be about serious subjects; therefore do not seek in them for amusement. They will not be written in a spirit of controversy; therefore I beg of you not to read them in a controversial spirit. They will be written under a strong conviction of the importance of truth and goodness and immortal life; therefore I beseech you to read them with sympathy, as believing that the attainment of these important things is the highest object of that existence which we have received. § 2. In India at the present day there are various systems of thought and belief concerned to a greater or less extent with religious subjects which press themselves upon the attention of young men of reflect...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1876. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... WHAT TO BELIEVE. Letter I. Introductory. § 1. To the educated young men of India I desire to address a few letters regarding importan...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217421210

ISBN - 13:9780217421218

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