The Religious Situation

Cover image for

Download


Author: Goldwin Smith
Published: 1906
Language: English
Wordcount: 4,629 / 20 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.5
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 325
Added to site: 2006.10.18
mnybks.net#: 14998
Genre: Religion
Excerpt

ntly dismiss belief in a great personal power of evil and in his realm of everlasting torture. The independent origin of such a power of evil is unthinkable; so is the struggle between the two powers and its end. There is no absolutely distinct line between good and evil. The shades of character are numberless.

Another great change, rather of impression than of conviction, has been creeping over the religious scene. We have hitherto, largely, perhaps, under the influence of the Bible, been fancying rather than thinking that this little earth of ours was the centre of all things, the special object of interest to the Creator; and that the grand drama of existence was that enacted on this terrestrial stage and culminating in Redemption. Astronomical science is now making us distinctly feel that this world is only one, and, if magnitude is to be the measure, very far from the most important, of myriads of worlds governed by the same physical laws as ours, forming a system of which ours is a member, while

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Religious Situation by Goldwin Smith - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Religious Situation by Goldwin Smith - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Religious Situation by Goldwin Smith - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Religious Situation by Goldwin Smith - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The Religious Situation by Goldwin Smith - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Meditations
by Marcus Aurelius
The Age of Reason
by Thomas Paine
Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramhansa Yogananda
The Bhagavad-Gita
by Anonymous
Jerusalem
by Selma Lagerlof
To My Younger Brethren
by Handley C.G. Moule
The Pilgrim's Progress
by John Bunyan

See more popular titles from this genre.