Pagan and Christian Creeds: Their Origin and Meaning

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 97,575 / 288 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 35.7
LoC Categories: BL, D
Downloads: 2,413
mnybks.net#: 1562
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Religion, Essays
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d not waste so much time, and so needlessly, in slaughtering opponents!

[2] To such a degree, indeed, that sometimes the connecting clue of the argument seems to be lost.

Meanwhile the Christian Church from these speculations has kept itself severely apart--as of course representing a unique and divine revelation little concerned or interested in such heathenisms; and moreover (in this country at any rate) has managed to persuade the general public of its own divine uniqueness to such a degree that few people, even nowadays, realize that it has sprung from just the same root as Paganism, and that it shares by far the most part of its doctrines and rites with the latter. Till quite lately it was thought (in Britain) that only secularists and unfashionable people took any interest in sungods; and while it was true that learned professors might point to a belief in Magic as one of the first sources of Religion, it was easy in reply to say that this obviously had nothing to do with Christianity! The Secula

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