An Indexed Synopsis of the "Grammar of Assent"

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Longmans, Green, 1906 - 220 sidor
 

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Sida 222 - Faith and the World— The Church and the World — Indulgence in Religious Privileges — Connection between Personal and Public Improvement — Christian Nobleness — Joshua, a Type of Christ and His Followers — Elisha, a Type of Christ and His Followers — The...
Sida 88 - The heart is commonly reached, not through the reason, but through the imagination, by means of direct impressions, by the testimony of facts and events, by history, by description. Persons influence us, voices melt us, looks subdue us, deeds inflame us.
Sida 222 - ... Danger of Riches — Obedience without Love, as instanced in the Character of Balaam — Moral Consequences of Single Sins — The Greatness and Littleness of Human Life— Moral Effects of Communion with God— The Thought of God the Stay of the Soul— The Power of the Will— The Gospel Palaces— Religion a Weariness to the Natural Man— The World our Enemy— The Praise of...
Sida 221 - Scripture a Record of Human Sorrow — Christian Manhood. CONTENTS OF VOL. II.:— The World's Benefactors— Faith without Sight— The Incarnation — Martyrdom — Love of Relations and Friends — The Mind of Little Children — Ceremonies of the Church— The Glory of the Christian Church— St.
Sida 112 - At tables playing Don Gaiferos sits, For Melisendra is forgotten now.2 And that personage who appears there with a crown on his head and a sceptre in his hand...
Sida 102 - It is the cumulation of probabilities, independent of each other, arising out of the nature and circumstances of the particular case which is under review; probabilities too fine to avail separately, too subtle and circuitous to be convertible into syllogisms...
Sida 177 - I say, then, that our most natural mode of reasoning is, not from propositions to propositions, but from things to things, from concrete to concrete, from wholes to wholes. Whether the consequents, at which we arrive from the antecedents with which we start, lead us to assent or only towards assent, those antecedents commonly are not recognized by us as subjects for analysis ; nay, often are only indirectly recognized as antecedents at all.
Sida 53 - ... whence his terror? who is it that he sees in solitude, in darkness, in the hidden chambers of his heart? If the cause of these emotions does not belong to this visible world, the Object to which his perception is directed must be Supernatural and Divine; and thus the phenomena of Conscience, as a dictate, avail to impress the imagination with the picture of a Supreme Governor, a Judge, holy, just, powerful, all-seeing, retributive, and is the creative principle of religion, as the Moral Sense...

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