The Influence of Christianity Upon International Law: The Hulsean Prize Essay in the University of Cambridge for the Year 1854

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Macmillan and Company, 1856 - Christianity - 158 pages
 

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Page 10 - From whence come wars and fightings among you ? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members ? Ye lust, and have not ; ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain ; ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not ; ye ask and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may consume it upon your lusts.
Page 100 - to use all the means which God and Nature have put into our hands." I am astonished, I am shocked, to hear such principles confessed — to hear them avowed in this house or in this country...
Page 100 - That God and Nature have put into our hands ! " What ideas of God and Nature that noble lord may entertain, I know not ; but I know that such abominable principles are equally abhorrent to religion and humanity. What ! to attribute the sacred sanction of God and Nature to the massacres of the Indian scalping-knife ! — to the cannibal savage, torturing, murdering...
Page 107 - When ye encounter the unbelievers, strike off their heads, until ye have made a great slaughter among them: and bind them in bonds- and either give them a free dismission afterwards, or exact a ransom; until the war shall have laid down its arms.
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Page 20 - It is commerce which is rapidly rendering war obsolete, by strengthening and multiplying the personal interests which are in natural opposition to it. And it may be said without exaggeration that the great extent and rapid increase of international trade, in being the principal guarantee of the peace of the world, is the great permanent security for the uninterrupted progress of the ideas, the institutions, and the character of the human race.

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