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To Infidelity and Back

A Truth-seeker's Religious Autobiography

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Author: Henry F. Lutz
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 50,708 / 154 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.5
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 380
mnybks.net#: 4564
Genres: Religion, Biography
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this time many religious doubts and perplexities were in the way, and I decided that I would a thousand times rather be an honest doubter out of the church and ministry than a hypocrite in it. Thus my fond hope of entering the ministry had to be given up, and instead I determined to use the teaching profession as a stepping-stone to law, and law as a means of serving humanity.

I was very fond of study, and read scores of books on all kinds of subjects. Emerson was my favorite, and I procured and read his complete works. Gibbon and Macaulay were eagerly read as revealing some of the religious life of the world. Ingersoll, with many others, got his turn. But the book that produced the greatest effect on my life at this time was Fleetwood's "Life of Christ," with a short history of the different religious bodies of the world attached. Through my reading and observations I became greatly perplexed over the religious divisions of the world. I discovered that thousands of people had died as martyrs for all kinds

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