Twelve Lectures on the Connexion Between Science and Revealed Religion, Volume 2

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Page 80 - Thy servants' trade hath been about cattle from our youth even until now, both we, and also our fathers : ' that ye may dwell in the land of 28 Goshen ; for every shepherd is an "abomination unto the Egyptians.
Page 80 - Thy servants' trade hath been about cattle from our youth even until now, both we, and also our fathers : that ye may dwell in the land of Goshen ; for every shepherd is an abomination unto the Egyptians.
Page 298 - Yet some seeke knowledge, meerely to be knowne, And idle curiosity that is; Some but to sell, not freely to bestow : These gaine and spend both time and wealth amisse, Embaaing arts, by basely deeming so ; Some to build others, which is charitie ; But these to build themselves who wise men be.
Page 64 - ... proceeds Dr. Young, after dwelling on other points equally demonstrative of the identity of the Greek and enchorial inscriptions, ' that a most extraordinary chance had brought into my possession a document which was not very likely, in the first place, ever to have existed, still less to have been preserved uninjured, -for my information, through a period of near two thousand years ; but that this very extraordinary translation should have been brought safely to Europe, to England, and to me,...
Page 177 - ... the Vatican, suggested to Leo XII. the propriety of publishing the New Testament of the Codex Vaticanus, his Holiness replied that he would wish the whole, including the Old, to be accurately printed. Upon this the learned prelate undertook the task, and advanced as far as St. Mark's Gospel. Not satisfied with the execution of the work, he has since re-commenced it on a different plan. The New Testament is finished, and the Old considerably advanced. This publication will be the most satisfactory...
Page 50 - In glancing back over the chronology of the different nations of which I have treated, you cannot help being struck with the circumstance, that every attempt has failed to establish for any of them a system of chronology derogatory to the authority of the Mosaic records. In most of them, even when we have granted a real existence to the most doubtful portions of their history, we are not led back to an epoch anterior to what Scripture assigns for the existence of powerful empires in eastern Africa,...
Page 291 - As the Christian ministry is established for the instruction of men, throughout every age, in truth and holiness, it must adapt itself to the ever-shifting scenes of the moral world, and stand ready to repel the attacks of impiety and error, under whatever form they may appear.
Page 165 - Mill's first effort produced 30,000, and the number may be said daily to. increase. But in all this mass, although every attainable source has been exhausted ; although the fathers of every age have been gleaned for their readings ; although the versions of every nation, Arabic, Syriac, Coptic, Armenian, and Ethiopian, have been ransacked for their renderings; although manuscripts of every age from the sixteenth upwards to the third, and of every country, have been again and again visited by industrious...
Page 259 - Nothing was easier than to induce many of the various sects which crowded the Mongol court to admire and adopt the rites of this religion. Some members of the imperial house secretly embraced Christianity, many mingled its practices with the profession of their own creeds, and Europe was alternately delighted and disappointed by reports of imperial conversions and by discoveries of their falsehood.
Page 33 - Attached to no system, and as much disposed to reject the Mosaic history, if it be proved erroneous, as to believe it, if it be confirmed by sound reasoning from indubitable evidence...

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