A Critical History of Free Thought in Reference to the Christian Religion: Eight Lectures Preached Before the University of Oxford, in the Year MDCCCLXII on the Foundation of the Late Rev. John Bampton, M.A., Canon of Salisbury
J. Murray, 1862 - 684 pages
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Page vi - Oxford, between the commencement of the last month in Lent Term, and the end of the third week in Act Term.
Page 377 - Who touch'da jarring lyre at first, But ever strove to make it true : Perplext in faith, but pure in deeds, At last he beat his music out. There lives more faith in honest doubt, Believe me, than in half the creeds. He fought his doubts and...
Page 154 - Dem'que, ut de tertio etiam capite mentem meam clarius operiam, dico, ad salutem non esse omnino necesse, Christum secundum carnem noscere ; sed de aeterno illo filio Dei, hoc est, Dei aeterna sapientia, quae sese in omnibus rebus, et maxime in mente humana, et omnium maxime in Christo lesu manifestavit, longe aliter sentiendum.
Page 295 - And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal ; that both he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together. And herein is that saying true : One soweth, and another reapeth. I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labour ; other men laboured, and ye are entered into their labours.