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Ten Great Religions: An Essay in Comparative Theology, Volume 1
James Freeman Clarke
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afterward Ahriman ancient animals appears Arabs Aryan Asia Avesta body Brahmanism Buddha Buddhism Bunsen called century character China Chinese Christ Christianity Church Confucius death deities divine doctrine earth Egypt Egyptian Eoman Eome eternal Europe evil existence faith father Feast Fravashis goddess gods Greece Greek heaven Herodotus Hindoo holy human hundred Hyksos hymns idea India infinite Isis Jesus Jewish Jews Judaism Jupiter king Kneph Koreish living Lord mankind Miiller mind Mithra Mohammed Mohammedan monotheism moral Moses nations nature Nirvana Odin original Ormazd Osiris pantheism Pelasgians Persian philosophy polytheism prayer priests prophet Protestantism Pthah pure race religion religious reverence sacred sacrifices Sanskrit says Semitic soul spirit supreme teach temple thee theology things thou thought thousand tianity tion translated tribes truth Typhon unity universe Vedas Vischnu whole words worship Zend Zend Avesta Zeus Zoroaster
Page 206 - Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.
Page 306 - Orpheus theatre ; where all beasts and birds assembled, and forgetting their several appetites, some of prey, some of game, some of quarrel, stood all sociably together listening unto the airs and accords of the harp ; the sound whereof no sooner ceased, or was drowned by some louder noise, but every beast returned to his own nature: wherein is aptly described the nature and condition of men ; who are full of savage and unreclaimed desires, of profit, of lust, of revenge, which as long as they give...
Page 491 - We — are we not formed, as notes of music are, For one another, though dissimilar? Such difference without discord as can make Those sweetest sounds in which all spirits shake, As trembling leaves in a continuous air.
Page 110 - The Ninth Book relates to women, to families, and to the law of castes. It states that women must be kept in a state of dependence. " Their fathers protect them in childhood ; their husbands protect them in youth ; their sons protect them in age. A woman is never fit for independence.
Page 163 - Tis life, whereof our nerves are scant, Oh life, not death, for which we pant ; More life, and fuller, that I want.
Page 432 - And he spake of trees, from the cedar tree that is in Lebanon even unto the hyssop that springeth out of the wall: he epake also of beasts, and of fowl, and of creeping things, and of fishes.
Page v - And if I have done well, and as is fitting the story, it is that which I desired : but if slenderly and meanly, it is that which I could attain unto.
Page 412 - Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him : for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.