Theology and Human Problems: A Comparative Study of Absolute Idealism and Pragmatism as Interpreters of Religion

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C. Scribner's, 1910 - 232 páginas

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Página 113 - Listen! You hear the grating roar Of pebbles which the waves draw back, and fling, At their return, up the high strand, Begin, and cease, and then again begin, With tremulous cadence slow, and bring The eternal note of sadness in.
Página 114 - To lie before us like a land of dreams, So various, so beautiful, so new, Hath really neither joy, nor love, nor light, Nor certitude, nor peace, nor help for pain; And we are here as on a darkling plain Swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight, Where ignorant armies clash by night.
Página 114 - Ah, love, let us be true To one another! for the world, which seems To lie before us like a land of dreams, So various, so beautiful, so new, Hath really neither joy, nor love, nor light, Nor certitude, nor peace, nor help for pain; 11.
Página 95 - I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I that live, but Christ liveth in me : and that life which I now live in the flesh I live in faith, the faith which is in the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself up for me.
Página 98 - God, the universe to me has lost its soul of loveliness ; and although from henceforth the precept " to work while it is day" will doubtless but gain an intensified force from the terribly intensified meaning of the words, " the night cometh when no man can work," yet when at times I think, as think at times I must, of the appalling contrast between the hallowed glory of that creed which once was mine, and the lonely mystery of existence as...
Página 87 - And he looked round about on them which sat about him, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren ! 35 For whosoever shall do the will of God, the same is my brother, and my sister, and mother.
Página 163 - I have faith such end shall be: From the first, Power was - I knew. Life has made clear to me That, strive but for closer view, Love were as plain to see. When see? When there dawns a day. If not on the homely earth, Then yonder, worlds away, Where the strange and new have birth, And Power comes full in play.
Página 162 - Then life is - to wake not sleep, Rise and not rest, but press From earth's level where blindly creep Things perfected, more or less, To the heaven's height, far and steep. Where, amid what strifes and storms. May wait the adventurous quest, Power is Love - transports, transforms Who aspired from worst to best. Sought the soul's world, spurned the worms'.
Página 98 - I am not ashamed to confess that with this virtual negation of God the universe to me has lost its soul of loveliness; and although from henceforth the precept to
Página 105 - He declared thus, at an early date in his ministry, that many shall come from the east and the west and sit down with Abraham, and Isaac., and Jacob in the kingdom of God...

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