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The Coming of Messiah in Glory and Majesty

By: Juan Josafat Ben Ezra

...LORY AND MAJESTY BY JUAN JOSAFAT BEN-EZRA, A CONVERTED JEW TRANSLATED FROM THE SPANISH, WITH A PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE, BY THE REV. EDWAR... ...T, LONDON MDCCCXXVII THIS EDITION PUBLISHED BY J G TILLIN ENGLAND © MM Coming of Messiah Vol. 1 -ii- CONTENTS DEDICATION. ............ ................................................................1 PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE BY THE TRANSLATOR. ................................................ ............................................................................129 A CRITIQUE OF THE WORK .................................................... ... greatly afflicted because of the present unawakened and even dead condition of all the churches, with respect to the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ... ...y worldly principles and confederacies, and hasten the ruin and downfall of the present churches. And now, forasmuch as it is to those who look for h... ...e Father, and the Son, and the Holy Ghost, under that seal including Protestants, Roman Catholics, Greek church, Armenians, &c. and all the sects of... ... galleon which was ever carried into a British port; this parish priest received from a Catholic friend on the continent, whose name I may not mentio... ...are to follow. And this truly, which was so much laughed at by the sapient order of the critics, is to my mind the most solid and well-grounded part ...

The coming of the Messiah.

...ALL that I have to say to thee, my venerable friend Christophilus, reduces itself to the serious and formal examination of one single point; which, in the present constitution or system of the church and the world, appears to me of the highest importance; viz. Whether the ideas which we entertain concerning t...

...CONTENTS DEDICATION...1 PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE BY THE TRANSLATOR.....3 PART II...32 CHAPTER I.....33 CHAPTER II....46 CHAPTER III ....67 CHAPTER IV....85 CONCLUSION AND SUMMARY...113 TO THE READER....129 A CRITIQUE OF THE WORK ...130 DEDECATION....135 PREFACE.....1...

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Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians

By: Dr. Martin Luther

...Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians by Martin Luther (1535) Translated by Theodore Graebner A Pen... ...raebner A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians by Martin Luther, trans. Theodore Graebner is ... ... the Galatians by Martin Luther, trans. Theodore Graebner is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any pur- pose, and in... ...peak—because you will never get people, whether in or outside the Lutheran Church, actually to read Luther unless we make him talk as he would talk to... ...well offer Luther in the original Ger- man or Latin as expect the American church-member to read any translations that would adhere to Luther’s German... ... predominate. They go where the Christians are. Why do they not invade the Catholic provinces and preach their doc- trine to godless princes, bishops,... ...one point, he is guilty of all.” This passage supports us over against our critics who claim that we disregard all charity to the great injury of the ...

...Preface: The preparation of this edition of Luther?s Commentary on Galatians was first suggested to me by Mr. P. J. Zondervan, of the firm of publishers, in March, 1937. The consultation had the twofold merit of definiteness and brevi...

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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

By: Thomas Hutchinson

...THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY VOLUME 1 OXFORD EDITION. INCLUDING MATERIALS NEVER ... ... 1 OXFORD EDITION. INCLUDING MATERIALS NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN ANY EDITION OF THE POEMS. EDITED WITH TEXTUAL NOTES BY THOMAS HUTCHINSON, M. A. EDITOR ... ...OXFORD EDITION. INCLUDING MATERIALS NEVER BEFORE PRINTED IN ANY EDITION OF THE POEMS. EDITED WITH TEXTUAL NOTES BY THOMAS HUTCHINSON, M. A. EDITOR OF ... ...ORD WORDSWORTH. 1914. A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume One is a public... ...as the “Ode to the Skylark and The Cloud”, which, in the opin- ion of many critics, bear a purer poetical stamp than any other of his productions. The... ...the memory, is worth all the realities that society can afford. Before the critics contradict me, let them appeal to any one who had ever known him. T... ...voyage in a wherry from Windsor to Crichlade. His beautiful stanzas in the churchyard of Lechlade were written on that occasion. “Alastor” was compose... ...h century into cold impersonations of my own mind. They are represented as Catholics, and as Catholics deeply tinged with religion. T o a Protestant a... ... by a feigned tale to confess himself before death; this being esteemed by Catholics as essential to salvation; and she only relinquishes her purpose ...

Excerpt: The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume One.

.................................. 7 PREFACE BY MRS. SHELLEY TO FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, 1839. ......................... 16 POSTSCRIPT IN SECOND EDITION OF 1839. ........................................................................ 21 PREFACE BY MRS. SHELLEY. TO THE VOLUME OF POSTHUMOUS POEMS PUBLISHED IN 1824...................................................................

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Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life

By: Rav Michael Laitman

... Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life LAITMAN KABBALAH PUBLISHERS Rav Michael Laitm... ... Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life LAITMAN KABBALAH PUBLISHERS Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Kabbal... ... LAITMAN KABBALAH PUBLISHERS Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life Translation: Chaim Ratz Proofreading: Kate Weibe... ...ALAH PUBLISHERS Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life Translation: Chaim Ratz Proofreading: Kate Weibel Editor: Cla... ...tum Brain, set new standards in popular science writing and was celebrated by critics. This book touches upon several themes: mathematics, science, ... ...m of his own beliefs, he main- tained his unorthodox ideas when both the Roman Catholic and the Reformed churches were reaffirming rigid Aristotelian... ...in- tained his unorthodox ideas when both the Roman Catholic and the Reformed churches were reaffirming rigid Aristotelian and Scholastic principles...

...Kabbalah, Science & the Meaning of Life traces the milestones of the evolution of science with which we are familiar, such as Newton’s and Einstein’s theories but goes further to present the science of Kabbalah as the basis for understanding the...

...Foreword: The essence of human nature is its perpetually evolving desire for pleasure. To realize this desire, we feel compelled to discover, invent, and improve our reality. The gradual intensification of the desire for pleasure has b...

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The Divine Comedy of Dante

By: H. F. Cary

... This publication of The Divine Comedy of Dante Paradise , Translated by H.F. Cary , is a publication of th... ...omedy of Dante Paradise , Translated by H.F. Cary , is a publication of the Pennsyl vania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...rsity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ...le, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...To your perception, hands and feet to God Attributes, nor so means: and holy church Doth represent with human countenance Gabriel, and Michael, and hi... ... deed. Thus I resolve thee of the greater point. “But forasmuch as holy church, herein Dispensing, seems to contradict the truth I have discover’... ...was most stout. Thence many rivulets have since been turn’d, Over the garden Catholic to lead Their living waters, and have fed its plants. “If s... ...s found in Aeschylus, Supp. 356, and is there also scarce understood by the critics. Respect these wreaths, that crown your city’s poop. v. 99. The...

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On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church

By: Martin Luther

... THE BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY OF THE CHURCH 1520 Translated by A. T. W. Steinhäuser and revised by Fred... ... THE BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY OF THE CHURCH 1520 Translated by A. T. W. Steinhäuser and revised by Frederick... ...äuser and revised by Frederick C. Ahrens and Abdel Ross Wentz INTRODUCTION The primary importance of this treatise for the present-day reader of Lut... ...ederick C. Ahrens and Abdel Ross Wentz INTRODUCTION The primary importance of this treatise for the present-day reader of Luther lies in its courage... ... for the present-day reader of Luther lies in its courageous interpretation of the sacraments. But it is important also for its place in Luther’s pro... ...hed in her spiritual- temporal power. Now in The Babylonian Captivity of the Church he enters and takes her central stronghold and sanctuary—the sacr... ... 78 quarto pages dedicated to the pope, denouncing Luther and defending the Catholic positions on the sacraments. Henry’s book so pleased the pope t... ...ades through which elegy advanced to the priesthood. Some then- contemporary Catholic theologians (e.g., Gajetan and Durandus) doubted whether the Sac... ...t prominent English reformer before the Reformation and keenest of medieval critics of the doctrine of transubstantiation, was posthumously condemned...

...Martin Luther goes through the seven sacraments of the medieval Catholic Church with his interpretation of the Bible. He teaches his opinions on the different pratices taken place within the Catholic Church and what they should or do represent. The b...

...“Rise up then, you popish flatterers, one and all! Get busy and defend yourselves against the charges of impiety, tyranny, and lèse-majesté against the gospel, and of the crime of slandering your brethren. You decry as heretics those who refuse to contravene such plain and powerful words of Scripture in order to a...

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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, And the Heroic in History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ON HEROES, HERO-WORSHIP , AND THE HEROIC IN HISTORY By Thomas Carlyle A PENN S TAT E ELECTRONIC CLASSICS ... ...TAT E ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvani... ...Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... to him. A man’s, or a nation of men’s. By religion I do not mean here the church-creed which he 6 Thomas Carlyle professes, the articles of faith wh... ... exist- ence of great men; denies the desirableness of great men. Show our critics a great man, a Luther for example, they begin to what they call “ac... ...forth. They did want him greatly; but as to calling him forth— ! Those are critics of small vision, I think, who cry: “See, is it not the sticks that ... ...ling character of Dante’s genius. Dante does not come before us as a large catholic mind; rather as a narrow, and even sectarian mind: it is partly th... ...l fact in men’s life. And remark here, as rather curious, that Middle- Age Catholicism was abolished, so far as Acts of Parliament could abolish it, b...

...Excerpt: The text is taken from the printed ?Sterling Edition? of Carlyle?s Complete Works, in 20 volumes, with the following modifications: The footnote (there is only one) has been embedded directly into text, in brackets, [thusly]....

...Contents LECTURES ON HEROES ............................................................................................................... 4 THE HERO AS DIVINITY. ODIN. PAGANISM: SCANDINAVIAN MYTHOLOGY. .............. 4 LECTURE II. THE HERO AS PROPHET. MAHOMET: ISLAM............................................... 38 LECTURE III. THE HERO AS POET. DANTE: SHAKSPEARE...

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The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

... By THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey is a publicati... ...QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Penn... ...te Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ch did not provoke any reproaches even to a dignitary of the supreme Irish church; its own monstrosity was its excuse; mere extravagance was felt to l... ... cism when it will spare that effort to themselves. Thus it is that German critics become audacious and libellous. Kohl, V on Raumer, Dr. Carus, physi... ...d, upon principles of fidelity under political suffer- ing, with the Roman Catholics, to say little in his own de- fence. That defence, and any revers... ...itely, and restoring to our imaginations, the noblest of Grecian girls. We critics, dis- persed through the house, in the very teeth of duty and con- ... ...Episcopal chapels, or rather the ornamented albes, &c. from any rich Roman Catholic establishment, would have been more effective. The Coryphaeus hims...

Excerpt: The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey.

...Contents The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater ...4 THREE MEMORABLE MURDERS .............................................................................................. 4 THE TRUE RELATIONS OF THE BIBLE TO MERELY HUMAN SCIENCE.......

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...n@gmail.com Philosophical Essays and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samv... ... http://samvak.tripod.com/freebooks.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ... M XIII. N XIV. O XV. P-Q XVI. R XVII. S XVIII. T XIX. U-V-W XX. X-Y-Z XXI. The Author A Abortion I. The Right to Life It is a fundament... ... XXI. The Author A Abortion I. The Right to Life It is a fundamental principle of most moral theories that all human beings have a right to lif... ...e were be able to identify the chosen one and eliminate only it? In many religions (Catholicism) contraception is murder. In Judaism, masturbation i... ...e bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ, is the express doctrine of the Church ...." (Catholic Encyclopedia) "CANON lI.-If any one sai... ... into the Body and Blood of Christ, is the express doctrine of the Church ...." (Catholic Encyclopedia) "CANON lI.-If any one saith, that, in the... ...e or the skin. Should we treat a muscle or a skin cell with the same reverence the critics of cloning wish to accord an unfertilized egg? Is This ... ...to be a uniquely human quality. What about introspective machines? Surely, say the critics, such machines are PROGRAMMED to introspect, as opposed ...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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Preface to Androcles and the Lion: On the Prospects of Christianity

By: George Bernard Shaw

...PREFACE TO ANDROCLES AND THE LION: ON THE PROSPECTS OF CHRISTIANITY By George Bernard Shaw 1912 A Penn State Elec... ...PREFACE TO ANDROCLES AND THE LION: ON THE PROSPECTS OF CHRISTIANITY By George Bernard Shaw 1912 A Penn State Electronic Classic... ...enn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Preface to Androcles and the Lion: On the Prospects of Christianity by George Bernard Shaw is a publ... ...cs Series Publication Preface to Androcles and the Lion: On the Prospects of Christianity by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of the Pennsylvania... ... his victories, his empires, his millions of money, and his moralities and churches and po- litical constitutions. “This man” has not been a failure y... ...ng a heresy as the discarding of transubstantiation in the Mass was to the Catholics of the XVI century. JESUS JOINS THE BAPTISTS Jesus entered as a m... ...now becomes arrogant, dictatorial, and even abusive, never replying to his critics without an in- sulting epithet, and even cursing a fig-tree which d... ...e been made, or else have had to confess to the Jews, who were the keenest critics of the Christians, that Jesus was either an impostor or the victim ... ...r fam- ily ties, he was simply stating a fact; and to this day the Ro- man Catholic priest, the Buddhist lama, and the fakirs of all the eastern denom...

Preface: Androcles and the Lion. On the Prospects of Christianity by George Bernard Shaw.

...Contents PREFACE ON THE PROSPECTS OF CHRISTIANITY............................................................. 7 WHY NOT GIVE CHRISTIANITY A TRIAL? ....................................................................................................

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...THEOLOGICAL ESSAYS AND OTHER PAPERS BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY A A A A AUTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF C C C C CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP... ...UTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF C C C C CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP ONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP ONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP ONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP ON... ...says and Other Papers: Volume One by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsyl- vania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...nd here only, is found the outermost expansion, the centrifugal, of the TO catholic, united with the innermost centripetal of the personal con- scious... ...lic rumor so far correct as that he is a man of distinction in the English church, then, and by that simple fact, this book, or this pamphlet, interes... ...onchrononthononthologus, they must submit to be hustled by pickpockets and critics, and to have their names docked as well as profane authors. Phil, t... ...nal principles of Protestantism available for the defence of certain Roman Catholic mysteries too in- discriminately assaulted by the Protestant zealo... ...ut God, for a purpose commensurate with man’s eternal welfare, is by these critics supposed incapable of the same petty abstinence. The same line of a...

...Contents ON CHRISTIANITY, AS AN ORGAN OF POLITICAL MOVEMENT..................................4 PROTESTANTISM............................................................................................................... 39 ON THE SUPPOSED SCRIPTURAL EXPRESSION FO...

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Fanny's First Play

By: George Bernard Shaw

...es Publication Fanny’s First Play by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...Publication Fanny’s First Play by George Bernard Shaw is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei- ther the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...he mouth of Mrs Knox I have delivered on them the judgment of her God. The critics whom I have lampooned in the induction to this play under the names... ...ch Mr Claude King so suc- cessfully simulated his personal appearance. The critics whom I did not introduce were somewhat hurt, as I should have been ... ...o!!! You dont tell me that old geezer has a brother a Monsignor! And youre Catholics! And I never knew it, though Ive known Bobby ever so long! But of... ... find out about a person is their religion, isnt it? MRS GILBEY. We’re not Catholics. But when the Samuelses got an Archdeacon’s son to form their boy... ...side himself, rising] Wheres the police? Wheres the Government? Wheres the Church? Wheres respectabil- ity and right reason? Whats the good of them if...

...anny?s First Play. Fanny?s First Play, being but a potboiler, needs no preface. But its lesson is not, I am sorry to say, unneeded. Mere morality, or the substitution of custom for conscience was once accounted a shameful and cynical thing: people talked of right and wrong, of honor and dishonor, of sin and grace, of salvation and damnation, not of morality and immorality....

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Ferragus Chief of the Devorants

By: Honoré de Balzac

...meley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Ferragus, Chief of the Devorants by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is... ...ey A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Ferragus, Chief of the Devorants by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a ... ...s by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...upe IX.,” “Ferragus XXII.,” “Tutanus XIII.,” “Masche-Fer IV.,” just as the Church has Clement XIV., Gregory VII., Julius II., Alexander VI., etc. Now,... ...urignard in his last illness, among others that of the worthy vicar of the church of the Bonne-Nouvelle (to whom he made his last confession, for he d... ... humanity itself is rising from its dust. It is impossible to judge of the catholic, apostolic, and Ro- man faith, unless the soul has known that deep... ...sides, some persons like to be told all, and wish, as one of our cleverest critics has remarked, to know by what chemical process oil was made to burn...

...Preface: Thirteen men were banded together in Paris under the Empire, all imbued with one and the same sentiment, all gifted with sufficient energy to be faithful to the same thought, with sufficient honor among themselves never to betray one another even if their interests clashed;...

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The Divine Comedy of Dante

By: H. F. Cary

... This publication of The Divine Comedy of Dante , Translated by H.F. Cary , is a publication of the Pennsylva... ...he Divine Comedy of Dante , Translated by H.F. Cary , is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...rsity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ...le, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk . Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ...is? Were these, whose heads are shorn, On our left hand, all sep’rate to the church?” He straight replied: “In their first life these all In mind... ...ing of the circle, where their crime Contrary’ in kind disparts them. To the church Were separate those, that with no hairy cowls Are crown’d, both Po... ...uvenal had celebrated his contemporary Statius, Sat. vii. 82; though some critics imagine that there is a secret derision couched under his praise.... ...was most stout. Thence many rivulets have since been turn’d, Over the garden Catholic to lead Their living waters, and have fed its plants. “If s... ...s found in Aeschylus, Supp. 356, and is there also scarce understood by the critics. Respect these wreaths, that crown your city’s poop. v. 99. The...

...Excerpt: CANTO I. In the midway of this our mortal life, I found me in a gloomy wood, astray Gone from the path direct: and e?en to tell It were no easy task, how savage wild That forest, how robust and rough its growth, Which to remember only, m...

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The Chaplet of Pearls

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

... BY CHARLOTTE M.YONGE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Chaplet of Pearls by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsyl... ...E M.YONGE A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Chaplet of Pearls by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State ... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...o keep within the bounds of historical verity. How far this has been done, critics better read than myself must decide. I have endeavoured to speak fa... ... education and opinions are looked on as not sufficiently alien from Roman Catholicism, a reference to Froude’s ‘History of Queen Elizabeth’ will show... ...dence and discretion. Lord Walwyn was, as we have seen, one of those whose Church principles had altered very little and very gradually; and in the ut... ...emonial. If the poor Baron de Ribaumont had ever been well enough to go to church on a Sunday, he would perhaps have thought himself still in the real... ...lizabeth’s court, and such an atmosphere as that of Paris, where the Roman Catholic system was at that time showing more corruption than it has ever d...

...Preface: It is the fashion to call every story controversial that deals with times when controversy or a war of religion was raging; but it should be remembered that there are some which only attempt to portray human feelings as affected by...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...Information Technology Tales By expanding the sharing of knowledge, time after time InfoTech upset the balance of po... ...Information Technology Tales By expanding the sharing of knowledge, time after time InfoTech upset the balance of power within m... ...L For becoming my smart, beautiful bride in 1949 and then giving fully of herself to me and our wonderful family incomparable love, care, feeding... ...r her perceptive editing of my copy over many decades, especially during the writing of this book. Epigraph Neither to persuade nor indoctri... ...ce—delivered most news from the outside world that didn‘t come through the church. Rhyming verses provided the key to memory in that oral world. ... ...spaces with visual details to bring to mind thousands of lines of poetry. Church ritual and liturgy were passed down in the same manner. A report ... ...on in the fifteenth century. Charlemagne’s war against ignorance Roman Catholic Church monasteries in the darkest of the ―Dark Ages‖ prevented th... ...he Franks— turned for help in 781. He was fortunate to find one of the few Catholic scholars who emphasized science and dialectical logic. In York... ...nor indoctrinate—rather to foster curiosity about past InfoTech. Early critics of the Internet and social media raised visions of Web users sittin...

...This book also begins with that wondrous first Information Technology and then moves on to tales about the wonders of the written word—great stories, many of them likely new to most readers. In them, you‘ll find all the backgrounds, foregrounds, premises, conclusions, and surprises that make up the best and most valuable books...

...In the Bible, God‘s first gift to man isn‘t a lesson about how to make a fire or fashion a needle, a knife, or a spear. He first blesses him with language. Even before He takes Adam‘s rib to make Eve, He tells Adam to name every...

...1. Did Water Monkeys Swim before We Spoke?-From whence cometh language, the InfoTech that lets us dominate our planet? We listen. We easily hallucinate word boundaries. Spaces, such as you see in writing, are absent from speech. Yet somehow we find it easy to make sense of speech. -- 2. The Gift ...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

...ture by William James A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William J... ...m James A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publ... ...ious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...s Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...URE XIX OTHER CHARACTERISTICS Aes- thetic elements in religion—Contrast of Catholicism and Protestantism— Sacrifice and Confession— Prayer— Religion h... ...ble from this existential point of view, neglected too much by the earlier church. Under just what biographic con- ditions did the sacred writers brin... ... sexuality. It reminds one, so crudely is it often employed, of the famous Catholic taunt, that the Reformation may be best understood by remem- berin... ... that gets into the biographical dictionaries. Such men do not remain mere critics and understanders with their intellect. Their ideas possess them, t... ...n the Revival of Religion in New England, has to defend them against their critics; and their value has long been matter of debate even within the rev...

Excerpt: The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature by William James.

...NEUROLOGY............................................................................................................. 11 Lecture II: CIRCUMSCRIPTION OF THE TOPIC ................................................................................................ 34 Lecture III: THE REALITY OF THE UNSEEN ............................................................................

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Twice Told Tales

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...ries Publication Twice Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...s Publication Twice Told Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ents, the fitting representatives of prelacy and persecution, the union of church and state, and all those abominations which had driven the Puritans ... ...dark attire, and on the other, the group of despotic rulers, with the high churchman in the midst, and here and there a crucifix at their bosoms, all ... ...dy heard in many lands of Christendom; and she had pined in the cells of a Catholic Inquisition before she felt the lash and lay in the dungeons of th... ...t corre- sponded, in all points, with his idea of the Great Carbuncle. The critics say, that, if his poetry lacked the splendor of the gem, it retaine... ...r good fortune for our sketch, the head of an Episco- palian and suspected Catholic was grotesquely incased in the former machine while a fellow-crimi...

...Excerpt: There was once a time when New England groaned under the actual pressure of heavier wrongs than those threatened ones which brought on the Revolution. James II, the bigoted successor of Charles the Voluptuous, had annulled the charters of all the colonies, and sent a harsh and ...

...Contents THE GRAY CHAMPION....................................................................................................... 4 THE WEDDING KNELL .......................................................................................

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Memories and Portraits

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...Robert Louis Stevenson (1912 Chatto and Windus edition) is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...ert Louis Stevenson (1912 Chatto and Windus edition) is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...onder. Along the flat horizon there arise the frequent venerable towers of churches. He sees at the end of airy vistas the revolution of the windmill ... ...ore a different costume, spoke a different language, worshipped in another church, held dif- ferent morals, and obeyed a different social constitution... ...t merit of the unworthy takes.” In flowers his taste was old-fashioned and catholic; affect- ing sunflowers and dahlias, wallflowers and roses and hol... ...e never con- demned anybody else. I have no doubt that he held all Ro- man Catholics, Atheists, and Mahometans as considerably out of it; I don’t beli... ...h as we love to prefigure for our- selves; and in the end, in spite of the critics, we may hesitate to give the preference to either. The one may ask ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The Foreigner At Home. ?This is no my ain house; I ken by the biggin? o?t.? Two recent books* one by Mr. Grant White on England, one on France by the diabolically clever Mr. Hillebrand, may well have set people thinking on th...

...Contents CHAPTER I: THE FOREIGNER AT HOME ..................................................................................... 5 CHAPTER II: SOME COLLEGE MEMORIES................................................................................ 1...

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