Woman's Manifest Destiny And Divine Mission

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byElizabeth Hughes

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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. 1884. Excerpt: ... 4 of earth. They were obedient children of the Father,--souls which perchance before their appearance in mortality had known and kept the Father's laws. Some of the wise men of the west say that man is the culmination of and latest development of an ape. There may be races, or even individuals of all races, of whom this may be said, or at least suspected. The Eden race does not answer to this type. In whatever way plastic matter was molded, it fitted the needs of pure spirits. The Elohim said: Let us make man in our own image (plural), male and female created he them. Eve is said to emerge from her husband's side, symbolic of their deep interior union,--bone of his bone, flesh of his flesh,--twain in form as made visible in mortality, but one in spirit. It was the union of the Infinite with flesh, for a specific and determined purpose. They were one in divine essence, even as those who are sanctified are one with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ; heaven was around them, they came fresh from immortality. Woman then walked side by side with man, without subjection and without fear. They had simple love and confidence in the powers above, whose they were. There was no need of rite or ritual. Angelic beings walked and talked with man,--and there has remained in the hearts of all peoples a longing for and dim remembrance of that far-off time. I find no cause for my infinite desires and prophetic aspirations, within the breast of particled matter. I am belittled and confounded and indignant, when I hear ape-hood claimed as my origin. Can the fountain rise higher than the source? Let those who claim an apish origin content themselves with their ancestry, and make the best of it. I do not admit it for myself. As a child of Seth, I am a descendant of the Eden rac...

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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. 1884. Excerpt: ... 4 of earth. They were obedient children of the Father,--souls which perchance before their appearance in mortality had known a...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217419577

ISBN - 13:9780217419574

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