Christianity and Greek Philosophy

or, the relation between spontaneous and reflective thought in Greece and the positive teaching of Christ and His Apostles

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Author: B.F. Cocker
Published: 1870
Language: English
Wordcount: 187,406 / 600 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 46.4
LoC Category: B
Downloads: 4,342
Added to site: 2008.12.20
mnybks.net#: 22919
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Religion, Philosophy
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ms of contour and relief, the geographical position and relations of Attica, and, indeed, of the whole peninsula of Greece, must be taken into our account if we would form a comprehensive judgment of the character of the Athenian people.

The soil on which a people dwell, the air they breathe, the mountains and seas by which they are surrounded, the skies that overshadow them,--all these exert a powerful influence on their pursuits, their habits, their institutions, their sentiments, and their ideas. So that could we clearly group, and fully grasp all the characteristics of a region--its position, configuration, climate, scenery, and natural products, we could, with tolerable accuracy, determine what are the characteristics of the people who inhabit it. A comprehensive knowledge of the physical geography of any country will therefore aid us materially in elucidating the natural history, and, to some extent, the moral history of its population. "History does not stand outside of nature, but in h

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