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Published by New-Church Board of Publication in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James O. Fagan.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination52 p. ;
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22863490M

    Religious Unity The religious conflicts of the Reformation called into question the idea that religious unity was essential for public order and concord. A Jewish book is not to be left open unless it is being read, nor is it to be held upside down. Those concepts should be understood rightly, not discarded. In listening to an up-to-date sermon of this description, one finds it is frequently ninety-eight per cent political and social- istic, and two per cent spiritual. The enthusiasm of audi- ences was repeatedly aroused by such sentiments as the following uttered by prominent speakers: — "This money power has invaded and captured the Republican party. Since the days of Dr.

    Like other aspects of the liberal orderreligious liberty and freedom of conscience exist in the West because Christians developed them from the truths they held. Once religious pluralism became a fact and the state held the social monopoly on violence, European societies learned to embrace religious tolerance. This social unrest, however, is not con- fined to industrial circles. Charles W.

    But [in] what concerned our soul, we could follow nothing but our own conscience. But the churches have always preached and acknowledged the principles of so- cial justice, on a level, at any rate, with the times. To be still more explicit, there certainly was a time when the word religion was not appHed to scientific or socialistic systems of social betterment. The characteristic feature and result of this movement, whether for better or worse, was simply its homeles sties Sy and every movement of this descrip- tion in the churches, from that day to this, has in the end, and in a similar way, resolved itself into a society for the turning-out of religious vagrants.


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As German cities become Lutheran, religious communities The cheapening of religion book contested and persecuted. In fact, the term, shorn for the most part of its original significance, is now at the service of anybody who is able to bring into popular notice a plaus- ible proposition in social or industrial betterment work.

One of the chief of these misconcep- tions relates to the function and duties of the Christian minister, and to the understanding or misunderstanding of Christian endeavor in all parts of the world in times past.

When Christians refused to participate in civic religious practices, they were prosecuted as enemies of the state. It is for this reason that he owes an account to no one besides God alone. This fact has further promoted an identification with the phrase among Christians themselves. The characteristic feature and result of this movement, whether for better or worse, was simply its homeles sties Sy and every movement of this descrip- tion in the churches, from that day to this, has in the end, and in a similar way, resolved itself into a society for the turning-out of religious vagrants.

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That the agreement to materialize religion and its meaning is spreading, and becoming very popular, can easily be demonstrated. After the success of Mr. Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.

Without any refer- ence to the merits of the case, it will have to be allowed that few, if any, of these young men ever returned to the churches from which they came. From a full heart he preached the ever virile doctrine of human brotherhood. Our gift shop is dedicated to bringing you quality books and vintage collectibles.

If you do not live in the U. Three decades later, the Edict of Nantes in acknowledged that religious pluralism might be a permanent feature of Christian societies. Thomas Van Ness applies the term religion to three clearly defined systems of philosoph- ical thought, to which at that time the earnest attention of thinking people was directed, as it is now, for that matter.

President Eliot of the American Uni- tarian Association is evidently of this opinion.

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